Maximilian & the Bingo Rematch (Max's Lucha Libre Adventures) (Hardcover)

By Xavier Garza (Illustrator)

Cinco Puntos Press, 9781935955597, 219pp.

Publication Date: November 12, 2013

List Price: 19.95*
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Description

Everybody's fighting in Maximilian's world: a couple of cranky t as who, like lucha libre rudos, will stop at nothing to triumph in the church's loter a game; his masked uncles going for the tag-team title of the world, and a green-eyed vixen named Paloma who challenges his love for Cecilia Cant . Will good triumph over evil? Max sure hopes so

Winner of the NACCS-Tejas Foco Young Adult Fiction Book Award and the Texas Institute of Letters H-E-B Award for Best Children's Book. 2014-15 Tejas Star Reading List Selection.

Maximilian & the Bingo Rematch is the sequel to Maximilian & the Mystery of the Guardian Angel, an honor book for the Pura Belpre Award. Xavier Garza rules the ring when it comes to writing and illustrating action-packed, high-interest books filled with crazy comic-book art and set in the emotionally charged world of sixth grade.

Xavier Garza was born in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas. He is an enthusiastic author, artist, teacher, and storyteller whose work is a lively documentation of the dreams, superstitions, and heroes in the bigger-than-life world of south Texas. Garza has exhibited his art and performed his stories in venues throughout Texas, Arizona, and the state of Washington. He lives with his wife and son in San Antonio, Texas.