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Josefina's Song is part of the Short Stories collections, focusing on Josefina Montoya.

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Meet the Author

Looking Back: Sheep in 1824

Discusses sheep-herding in New Mexico. Topics include:

  • Why sheep were considered so valuable to ranchos
  • When the first churros arrived in New Mexico.
  • Where a rancho's shepherd would take the herd of sheep during the summer, and where they would set up camp.
  • How dogs protected sheep from nomadic Indian tribes and wild animals, and the only weapon a shepherd would have had.
  • The dangers sheep faced during bad weather, and when the sheep were finally returned to their rancho.
  • How sheep were sheared during the spring, and how the whole sheepherding process would eventually repeat itself again.

Activity: Weave a Carpet Rug

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Glossary of Spanish Words

The book contains a glossary of the Spanish words used in the text.


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