How Chile Came to New Mexico = (Hardcover)

Como Llego El Chile a Nuevo Mexico

By Rudolfo a. Anaya, Otero Nicolas (Illustrator), Garcia Nasario (Translator)

Rio Grande Books, 9781936744206, 48pp.

Publication Date: February 4, 2014

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (7/20/2018)

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How Chile Came to New Mexico is the exciting tale of how New Mexico's premier crop came to the Land of Enchantment. The story shows the importance of Native Americans who helped bring chile to New Mexico through a long journey with many dangers. Intertwined in the book is love and romance and the story of the influence of many cultures in New Mexico's history. This is the second book in the award-winning series - the first, How Hollyhocks Came to New Mexico, also featured the storytelling of Rudolfo Anaya, the art of santero Nicol's Otero, and the translation of Nasario Garc a. Award-Winning Series: Best Book, New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards, Pabilita Velarde Award from the Historical Society of New Mexico, and Best Book, Southwest Book Design Award.