" Covering topics from the natural to the historical and beyond, the Smithsonian Q & A books are essential for any family reference shelf. Questions and answers are authoritative and accessible. Full-color illustrations and the Q & A format enable users to learn all about their favorite creatures and subjects. SMITHSONIAN Q & A: LATINO HISTORY & CULTURE will cover the history, culture, and society of Latinos in the United States from pre-colonial times to the present. ""Stavans, Ilan is the author of 'Smithsonian Q & A:Latino History & Culture The Ultimate Question & Answer Book', published 2007 under ISBN 9780060891237 and ISBN 0060891238.