What Do I Read Next?
Castañeda's Imagining Isabel is the sequel to Among the Volcanoes. In this book, Isabel has married Lucas and has an opportunity to accept a teaching position, but doing so will involve her in guerrilla activities.
Across the Great River, a novel by Irene Beltran Hernandez, tells the story of a young girl who must help care for her family when they are separated while illegally crossing the Mexican-American border.
E. Jean Langdon and Gerhard Baer published Portals of Power: Shamanism in South America to introduce Western readers to the roles and practices of healers in twelve different South American societies.
I, Rigoberta Menchu: An Indian Woman in Guatemala is Menchu's personal account of her experiences in Guatemala. This book was published in 1987, before she was awarded the 1992 Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts at publicizing her country's human rights violations.
The Forty-Third War is Louise Moeri's novel about a twelve-year-old Central American boy who is sent for military training at a guerrilla camp. His experiences teach him about death, fear, and conflict.