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Serrano, Francisco.
Toronto : Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press , Distributed in the USA by Publishers Group West, 2007.
IL 5-8, RL 8.4
ISBN 0888997876
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Where Mexico City is now once was the kingdom of Tezcoco.  This kingdom was ruled by  a Toltec by the name of Nezahualcoyotl.  Now, you may not have heard of him but he was a very important man.  He lived in the 1400s and brought amazing advancements to his kingdom.  He was known as a a wise and compassionate ruler.  He became an ally of the Aztec empire and turned his kingdom into one of the most advanced of its time.  And Nezahualcoyotl was also and accomplished poet.  Some of his poetry survives today and we know much about him through his words.
SUBJECTS:     Nezahualcoyotl, King of Texcoco, 1402-1472.
                        Kings, queens, rulers, etc.
                        Indians of Mexico -- Biography.
                        Mexico -- History.
                        Indian poetry.

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