Books by Rigoberta Menchú

THE HONEY JAR by Rigoberta Menchú
by Rigoberta Menchú, Dante Liano, illustrated by Domi, translated by David Unger
Released: March 1, 2006

"This collection by a Nobel Peace Prize winner is a first-purchase addition to any library that includes African legends and myths, Native-American how and why stories and the literary tales of Rudyard Kipling. (Folktales. 8-10)"
Grandmother Moon, Grandfather Sun, Mother Earth and Father Sun all have a part to play in this collection of a dozen Mayan myths that reveal the nature of events, animals and even humans that inhabit the earth. Read full book review >
THE GIRL FROM CHIMEL by Rigoberta Menchú
Released: Sept. 1, 2005

"Younger readers may find the tales, and some of the anecdotes, of interest, but adults will respond most strongly to these misty reminiscences—and to the poignant undertone added by Menchú's hints of ensuing troubled times. (Autobiography. 8-10)"
The Nobel Peace Prize-winner offers a set of disconnected episodes from an idyllic Guatemalan childhood, occasionally animated by poetic flights of language—"My grandfather walked and walked. Read full book review >
CROSSING BORDERS by Rigoberta Menchú
Released: Aug. 1, 1998

"Mench£ emerges here as precisely what she is, a hero. (maps, not seen)"
The author continues and deepens the testimony first presented in her 1980s autobiography, I, Rigoberta Mench£ (not reviewed). Read full book review >