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Latinx Heritage Month Booklist--some of our new and old favorites, across genres!

Our Shadows Have Claws: 15 Latin American Monster Stories By Yamile Saied Méndez, Amparo Ortiz, Ricardo López Ortiz (Illustrator) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781643751832
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - September 6th, 2022

Fifteen original short stories from YA superstars, featuring Latine mythology’s most memorable monsters

From zombies to cannibals to death incarnate, this cross-genre anthology offers something for every monster lover.


Woman Without Shame: Poems By Sandra Cisneros Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593534823
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Published: Knopf - September 13th, 2022

A brave new collection of poems from Sandra Cisneros, the best-selling author of The House on Mango Street.


Alejandria Fights Back! / ¡La Lucha de Alejandria! By Leticia Hernández-Linares, The Rise-Home Stories Project, Robert Liu-Trujillo (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781558617049
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Published: Feminist Press - August 10th, 2021

For nine-year-old Alejandria, home isn't just the apartment she shares with Mami and her abuela, Tita, but rather the whole neighborhood. Home is the bakery where Ms. Beatrice makes yummy picos; the sidewalk where Ms. Alicia sells flowers with her little dog, Duende; and the corner store with friendly Mr. Amir.


The Hurting Kind By Ada Limón Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9781639550494
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Published: Milkweed Editions - May 10th, 2022

An astonishing collection about interconnectedness--between the human and nonhuman, ancestors and ourselves--from National Book Critics Circle Award winner, National Book Award finalist and U.S. Poet Laureate Ada Lim n."I have always been too sensitive, a weeper / from a long line of weepers," writes Lim n. "I am the hurting kind." What does it mean to be the hurting kind?


The Daughter of Doctor Moreau By Silvia Moreno-Garcia Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593355336
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Published: Del Rey - July 19th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the bestselling author of Mexican Gothic and Velvet Was the Night comes a lavish historical drama reimagining of The Island of Doctor Moreau set against the backdrop of nineteenth-century Mexico.


Tender Is the Flesh By Agustina Bazterrica, Sarah Moses (Translated by) Cover Image
By Agustina Bazterrica, Sarah Moses (Translated by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781982150921
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Published: Scribner - August 4th, 2020

Working at the local processing plant, Marcos is in the business of slaughtering humans—though no one calls them that anymore.

His wife has left him, his father is sinking into dementia, and Marcos tries not to think too hard about how he makes a living. After all, it happened so quickly.


The Kissing Bug By Daisy Hernández Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781953534194
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Published: Tin House Books - July 19th, 2022

Winner of the PEN/Jean Stein Book Award

National Book Foundation Science + Literature Selection

Finalist for New American Voices Award and Lammy Award for Bisexual Nonfiction


Sacrificio By Ernesto Mestre-Reed Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781641293648
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Published: Soho Press - September 6th, 2022

Set in Cuba in 1998, Sacrificio is a triumphant and mesmeric work of violence, loss, and identity, following a group of young HIV-positive counterrevolutionaries who seek to overthrow the Castro government.


Wash Day Diaries By Jamila Rowser, Robyn Smith Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781797205458
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Published: Chronicle Books - July 5th, 2022

From writer Jamila Rowser and artist Robyn Smith comes a captivating graphic novel love letter to the beauty and endurance of Black women, their friendships, and their hair.


Solito: A Memoir By Javier Zamora Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593498064
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Published: Hogarth - September 6th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • READ WITH JENNA BOOK CLUB PICK AS FEATURED ON TODAY • A young poet tells the inspiring story of his migration from El Salvador to the United States at the age of nine in this “gripping memoir” (NPR) of bravery, hope, and finding family.  


My Boy Will Die of Sorrow: A Memoir of Immigration From the Front Lines By Efrén C. Olivares Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780306847288
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Published: Hachette Books - July 12th, 2022

This deeply personal perspective from a human rights lawyer—whose work on the front lines of the fight against family separations in South Texas intertwines with his own story of immigrating to the United States at thirteen—reframes the United States' history as a nation of immigrants but also a nation against immigrants.

In the summer of 2018, Efr&eacut


The Sunbearer Trials (The Sunbearer Duology #1) By Aiden Thomas Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250822130
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - September 6th, 2022

Welcome to The Sunbearer Trials, where teen semidioses compete in a series of challenges with the highest of stakes, in this electric new Mexican-inspired fantasy from Aiden Thomas, the New York Times bestselling author of Cemetery Boys.

“Only the most powerful and honorable semidioses get chosen. I’m just a Jade. I’m not a real hero.”


Self-Made Boys: A Great Gatsby Remix (Remixed Classics #5) By Anna-Marie McLemore Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250774934
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - September 6th, 2022

Stonewall Honor recipient and two-time National Book Award Longlist selectee Anna-Marie McLemore weaves an intoxicating tale of glamor and heartache in Self-Made Boys: A Great Gatsby Remix, part of the Remixed Classics series.


Brown Neon By Raquel Gutiérrez Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781566896375
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Published: Coffee House Press - June 7th, 2022

A meditation on southwestern terrains, intergenerational queer dynamics, and surveilled brown artists that crosses physical and conceptual borders.


x/ex/exis: poemas para la nación (Ambroggio Prize) By Raquel Salas Rivera Cover Image
$16.95
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Published: University of Arizona Press - August 17th, 2021

Written in the early days of the rise of world-wide fascism and the poet’s gender transition, x/ex/exis: poemas para la nación/poems for the nation accepts the invitation to push poetic and gender imaginaries beyond the bounds set by nation.

From teen dysphoria, to the incarceration of anticolonial activists Oscar López and Nina Droz Franco, to the entangleme


The Lesbiana's Guide to Catholic School By Sonora Reyes Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063060234
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Published: Balzer + Bray - May 17th, 2022

National Bestseller * National Book Award Finalist

A sharply funny and moving debut novel about a queer Mexican American girl navigating Catholic school, while falling in love and learning to celebrate her true self. Perfect for fans of Erika L. Sánchez, Leah Johnson, and Gabby Rivera.


Leila, the Perfect Witch By Flavia Z. Drago, Flavia Z. Drago (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Flavia Z. Drago, Flavia Z. Drago (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536220506
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Published: Candlewick - July 12th, 2022

In this charming picture book from the author-illustrator of Gustavo, The Shy Ghost, a witch who is spellbindingly good at everything discovers that baking is no piece of cake.


Me Gusta By Angela Dominguez Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250818546
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - September 6th, 2022

A stunning bilingual picture book that celebrates Latinx families by highlighting moments of connection and delight and feelings of safety and home, even through challenges and difficult times.

Me gusta your smile, tu sonrisa,
and your hugs, tus abrazos.

Me gusta when we explore this spectacular world, el mundo,


Finding Latinx: In Search of the Voices Redefining Latino Identity By Paola Ramos Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781984899095
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Published: Vintage - October 20th, 2020

Latinos across the United States are redefining identities, pushing boundaries, and awakening politically in powerful and surprising ways. Many—Afrolatino, indigenous, Muslim, queer and undocumented, living in large cities and small towns—are voices who have been chronically overlooked in how the diverse population of almost sixty million Latinos in the U.S. has been represented.


For Brown Girls with Sharp Edges and Tender Hearts: A Love Letter to Women of Color By Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodríguez Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781541674882
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Published: Seal Press - October 11th, 2022

This “electrifying debut” (Los Angeles Times) arms women of color with the tools and knowledge they need to find success on their own terms  

For generations, Brown girls have had to push against powerful forces of sexism, racism, and classism, often feeling alone in the struggle. By founding Latina Rebels, Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodríg


Witches: A Novel By Brenda Lozano, Heather Cleary (Translated by) Cover Image
By Brenda Lozano, Heather Cleary (Translated by)
$26.00
ISBN: 9781646220687
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Published: Catapult - August 16th, 2022

The beguiling story of a young journalist whose investigation of a murder leads her to the most legendary healer in all of Mexico, from one of the most prominent voices of a new generation of Latin American writers


Earth Medicines: Ancestral Wisdom, Healing Recipes, and Wellness Rituals from a Curandera By Felicia Cocotzin Ruiz Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781611808438
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Published: Roost Books - November 2nd, 2021

Winner of the 2022 Eating the West Award! 

An accessible guide to time-honored Indigenous wisdom, healing recipes, and wellness rituals for modern life from an experienced curandera.


Dream with the/Sueña con las Latinitas By Juliet Menéndez, Juliet Menéndez (Illustrator) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781250840448
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Published: Godwin Books - September 27th, 2022

Meet the Latinitas, whose big dreams paved the way for your little feet! With gorgeous, hand-painted illustrations, Juliet Menéndez shines a spotlight on the power of childhood dreams.


Little Astrology Catrinas: A Bilingual Book about Zodiac Signs By Mariana Galvez, Mariana Galvez (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Mariana Galvez, Mariana Galvez (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781948066020
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Published: Lil' Libros - September 21st, 2021

Introduce little ones to the Zodiac signs through Day of the Dead icons, such as La Catrina, in both English and Spanish

Bring new life into the Zodiac by teaching your little ones about themselves and the iconic and vibrant Day of the Dead symbol, La Catrina.


Borderlands / La Frontera: The New Mestiza 5th Edition By Gloria Anzaldúa Cover Image
$26.34
ISBN: 9781951874025
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Published: Aunt Lute Books - March 1st, 2022

A new edition of Anzald a's classic text.

The U.S-Mexican border es una herida abierta where the Third World grates against the first and bleeds. And before a scab forms it hemorrhages again, the lifeblood of two worlds merging to form a third country--a border culture.--Gloria Anzald a


How Moon Fuentez Fell in Love with the Universe By Raquel Vasquez Gilliland Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781534448674
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - August 2nd, 2022

“Breathlessly atmospheric…A gorgeous, hopeful book.” —Rachel Lynn Solomon, author of Today Tonight Tomorrow

The Hating Game meets I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter in this Pura Belpré Award–winning novel thats an irresistible romance starring a Mexican American teen who discovers love


Living Beyond Borders: Growing up Mexican in America By Margarita Longoria Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780593204986
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - May 10th, 2022

*"This superb anthology of short stories, comics, and poems is fresh, funny, and full of authentic YA voices revealing what it means to be Mexican American . . . Not to be missed."--SLC, starred review
 
*"Superlative . . . A memorable collection." --Booklist, starred review


The Young Lords: A Radical History By Johanna Fernández Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781469669328
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Published: University of North Carolina Press - February 1st, 2022

Against the backdrop of America's escalating urban rebellions in the 1960s, an unexpected cohort of New York radicals unleashed a series of urban guerrilla actions against the city's racist policies and contempt for the poor.


Running By Natalia Sylvester Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780358663362
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Published: Clarion Books - April 12th, 2022

When fifteen-year-old Cuban American Mariana Ruiz’s father runs for president, Mari starts to see him with new eyes. A novel about waking up and standing up, and what happens when you stop seeing your dad as your hero—while the whole country is watching.


Land of the Cranes (Scholastic Gold) By Aida Salazar Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338343861
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Published: Scholastic Press - May 17th, 2022

From the prolific author of The Moon Within comes the heart-wrenchingly beautiful story in verse of a young Latinx girl who learns to hold on to hope and love even in the darkest of places: a family detention center for migrants and refugees.

Nine-year-old Betita knows she is a crane.


The Inheritance of Orquídea Divina: A Novel By Zoraida Córdova Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781982102555
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Published: Atria Books - July 5th, 2022

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

Perfect for fans of Alice Hoffman, Isabel Allende, and Sarah Addison Allen, a family searches for the truth hidden in their past in this “expertly woven tale of family power, threaded with as much mystery as magic” (V.E. Schwab, #1 New York Times bestselling author).

The Montoyas are used to a life without explanations.


Velvet Was the Night By Silvia Moreno-Garcia Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593356845
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Published: Del Rey - May 3rd, 2022

GOOD MORNING AMERICA BUZZ PICK • From the New York Times bestselling author of Mexican Gothic comes a simmering historical noir about a daydreaming secretary, a lonesome enforcer, and the mystery of the missing woman they’re both desperate to find.


Furia By Yamile Saied Méndez Cover Image
$10.95
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ISBN: 9781643751894
Published: Algonquin Young Readers - February 15th, 2022

A REESE WITHERSPOON x HELLO SUNSHINE BOOK CLUB YA PICK
Recipient of the 2021 Pura Belpré Young Adult Author Medal

One of BuzzFeed's Must-Read YA Books of 2020
A Best Book of the Year: Cosmopolitan * Kirkus Reviews * SheReads * New York Public Library 


“An engrossing #OwnVoices novel.&rd


Clap When You Land By Elizabeth Acevedo Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062882776
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Published: Quill Tree Books - July 5th, 2022

In a novel-in-verse that brims with grief and love, National Book Award-winning and New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Acevedo writes about the devastation of loss, the difficulty of forgiveness, and the bittersweet bonds that shape our lives.


Martita, I Remember You/Martita, te recuerdo: A Story in English and Spanish By Sandra Cisneros, Liliana Valenzuela (Translated by) Cover Image
By Sandra Cisneros, Liliana Valenzuela (Translated by)
$12.95
ISBN: 9780593313664
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Published: Vintage - September 7th, 2021

The celebrated bestselling author of The House on Mango Street “is back with her first work of fiction in almost a decade, a story of memory and friendship [and] the experiences young women endure as immigrants worldwide” (AP). In this masterfully written dual-language edition, a long-forgotten letter sets off a charged encounter with the past.
 


Las Biuty Queens: Stories By Iván Monalisa Ojeda, Pedro Almodóvar (Introduction by), Hannah Kauders (Translated by) Cover Image
By Iván Monalisa Ojeda, Pedro Almodóvar (Introduction by), Hannah Kauders (Translated by)
$21.00
ISBN: 9781662600302
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Published: Astra House - June 1st, 2021

"A dazzling collection of stories based in part on his/her life... Readers will want to consume these bonbons slowly because they are so rich and delicious."
Gay City News
 
"Chilean American writer Ojeda dazzles and devastates in this rich collection about a group of trans Latinx immigrants as they try to make it in New York City."


My Book of the Dead: New Poems By Ana Castillo Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780826363190
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Published: High Road Books - September 1st, 2021

Folk Stories from the Hills of Puerto Rico / Cuentos folklóricos de las montañas de Puerto Rico (Critical Caribbean Studies) By Rafael Ocasio (Editor) Cover Image
By Rafael Ocasio (Editor)
$23.95
ISBN: 9781978822986
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Published: Rutgers University Press - May 17th, 2021

This exciting new anthology gathers together Puerto Rican folktales that were passed down orally for generations before finally being transcribed beginning in 1914 by the team of famous anthropologist Franz Boas.


Unearthed: A Jessica Cruz Story By Lilliam Rivera, Steph C. (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lilliam Rivera, Steph C. (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781779500519
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Published: DC Comics - September 14th, 2021

Acclaimed author Lilliam Rivera and artist Steph C. reimagine one of DC's greatest Green Lanterns, Jessica Cruz, to tell a story about immigration, family, and overcoming fear to inspire hope.


May Your Life Be Deliciosa By Michael Genhart, Loris Lora (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Michael Genhart, Loris Lora (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781951836221
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Published: Cameron Kids - September 14th, 2021

A delicious and fortifying picture book inspired by the author’s family, featuring the Mexican tradition of holiday tamale-making

A 2022 Pura Belpré Award Illustrator Honor Book


“What is the recipe?” I ask. Abuela laughs. “It is in my heart, Rosie. I use mis ojos, my eyes, to measure. Mis manos, my hands, to feel.


A Song of Frutas By Margarita Engle, Sara Palacios (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Margarita Engle, Sara Palacios (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534444898
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - August 3rd, 2021

From Pura Belpré Award–winning author Margarita Engle comes a lively, rhythmic picture book about a little girl visiting her grandfather who is a pregonero—a singing street vendor in Cuba—and helping him sell his frutas.

When we visit mi abuelo, I help him sell
frutas, singing the names of each fruit
as we walk, our footst


Ghost Squad By Claribel A. Ortega Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781338280135
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - September 28th, 2021

A New York Times bestseller!

Coco meets Stranger Things with a hint of Ghostbusters in this action-packed supernatural fantasy adventure!

For Lucely Luna, ghosts are more than just the family business.

Shortly before Halloween, Lucely and her best friend, Syd, cast a spell that accidentally awakens malicious spirits, wreaking havoc throughout St.


Juliet Takes a Breath By Gabby Rivera Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780593108192
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Published: Dial Books - May 11th, 2021

A People magazine Best Book of Fall 2019
An Amazon Best Young Adult Book of 2019
"F***ing outstanding."--Roxane Gay, New York Times bestselling author


Lotería By Karla Arenas Valenti, Dana SanMar (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Karla Arenas Valenti, Dana SanMar (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780593176962
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - September 7th, 2021

The turn of a card could change your destiny in this captivating middle grade adventure based on the Lotería card game and perfect for fans of Coco. While searching for her missing cousin, a young girl is transported to a mythical kingdom, becoming entangled in a perilous game of chance.


Fruit of the Drunken Tree By Ingrid Rojas Contreras Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525434313
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Published: Anchor - June 4th, 2019

“One of the most dazzling and devastating novels I’ve read in a long time...Readers of Fruit of the Drunken Tree will surely be transformed.”
--San Francisco Chronicle


Hurricane Season By Fernanda Melchor, Sophie Hughes (Translated by) Cover Image
By Fernanda Melchor, Sophie Hughes (Translated by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780811230735
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Published: New Directions - October 6th, 2020

The English-language debut of one of the most thrilling and accomplished young Mexican writers


Guillotine: Poems By Eduardo C. Corral Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781644450307
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Published: Graywolf Press - August 4th, 2020

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR POETRY

The astonishing second collection by the author of Slow Lightning, winner of the Yale Younger Poets Prize


The Breakbeat Poets Vol. 4: Latinext By Felicia Chavez (Editor), José Olivarez (Editor), Willie Perdomo (Editor) Cover Image
By Felicia Chavez (Editor), José Olivarez (Editor), Willie Perdomo (Editor)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781642591293
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Published: Haymarket Books - April 7th, 2020

In the dynamic tradition of the BreakBeat Poets anthology, The BreakBeat Poets Vol. 4: LatiNext celebrates the embodied narratives of Latinidad. Poets speak from an array of nationalities, genders, sexualities, races, and writing styles, staking a claim to our cultural and civic space. Like Hip-Hop, we honor what was, what is, and what's next.


Native Country of the Heart: A Memoir By Cherríe Moraga Cover Image
$17.00
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ISBN: 9781250251176
Published: Picador - April 7th, 2020

"This memoir's beauty is in its fierce intimacy." --Roy Hoffman, The New York Times Book Review

One of Literary Hub's Most Anticipated Books of 2019


Your Mama By NoNieqa Ramos, Jacqueline Alcántara (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781328631886
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Published: Versify - April 6th, 2021

A sweet twist on the age-old “yo mama” joke, celebrating fierce moms everywhere with playful lyricism and gorgeous illustrations, Your Mama is an essential Mother’s Day read.


If Dominican Were a Color By Sili Recio, Brianna McCarthy (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sili Recio, Brianna McCarthy (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534461796
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Published: Denene Millner Books/Simon & Schuster Books f - September 22nd, 2020

The colors of Hispaniola burst into life in this striking, evocative debut picture book that celebrates the joy of being Dominican.

If Dominican were a color, it would be the sunset in the sky, blazing red and burning bright.
If Dominican were a color, it’d be the roar of the ocean in the deep of the night,
With the moon beaming down rays of sheer delig


The Soul of a Woman By Isabel Allende Cover Image
$22.99
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Published: Ballantine Books - March 2nd, 2021

From the New York Times bestselling author of A Long Petal of the Sea comes “a bold exploration of womanhood, feminism, parenting, aging, love and more” (Associated Press).

The Soul of a Woman is Isabel Allende’s most liberating book yet.”—Elle


Bright Star By Yuyi Morales Cover Image
$18.99
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Published: Neal Porter Books - September 7th, 2021

A Pura Belpré Illustrator Honor Book
Winner of the Tomás Rivera Mexican Children’s Book Award

Inspiring, reassuring, and beautifully illustrated, this new story from the creator of the New York Times bestseller Dreamers is the perfect gift for every child.


I Love You, Baby Burrito By Angela Dominguez Cover Image
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - January 12th, 2021

From Pura Belpre honoree Angela Dominguez, I Love You Baby Burrito is a modern classic picture book celebrating the act of swaddling a newborn into a "baby burrito."

¡Hola, bebé! Mi hermosa, my beautiful!

It’s time to swaddle you--tucking in each piernita, each bracito . . . everything except your sweet carita.


Lucia the Luchadora By Cynthia Leonor Garza, Alyssa Bermudez (Illustrator) Cover Image
$16.99
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ISBN: 9781576878279
Published: POW! Kids Books - March 7th, 2017

Lucía zips through the playground in her cape just like the boys, but when theytell her "girls can't be superheroes," suddenly she doesn't feel so mighty.


Cantoras By Carolina De Robertis Cover Image
$16.95
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Published: Vintage - June 2nd, 2020

In defiance of the brutal military government that took power in Uruguay in the 1970s, and under which homosexuality is a dangerous transgression, five women miraculously find one another—and, together, an isolated cape that they claim as their own.


Miss Meteor By Tehlor Kay Mejia, Anna-Marie McLemore Cover Image
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Published: HarperTeen - October 19th, 2021

A gorgeous and magical collaboration between two critically acclaimed, powerhouse YA authors offers a richly imagined underdog story perfect for fans of Dumplin’ and Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe.


The Chicana Motherwork Anthology (The Feminist Wire Books) By Cecilia Caballero (Editor), Yvette Martínez-Vu (Editor), Judith Pérez-Torres (Editor), Michelle Téllez (Editor), Christine Vega (Editor), Ms. Ana Castillo (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Cecilia Caballero (Editor), Yvette Martínez-Vu (Editor), Judith Pérez-Torres (Editor), Michelle Téllez (Editor), Christine Vega (Editor), Ms. Ana Castillo (Foreword by)
$28.69
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ISBN: 9780816537990
Published: University of Arizona Press - March 19th, 2019

The Chicana M(other)work Anthology weaves together emerging scholarship and testimonios by and about self-identified Chicana and Women of Color mother-scholars, activists, and allies who center mothering as transformative labor through an intersectional lens.


Telling to Live: Latina Feminist Testimonios (Latin America Otherwise) By Latina Feminist Group Cover Image
$34.44
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Published: Duke University Press - September 18th, 2001

Telling to Live embodies the vision that compelled Latina feminists to engage their differences and find common ground. Its contributors reflect varied class, religious, ethnic, racial, linguistic, sexual, and national backgrounds.


The House of the Spirits: A Novel By Isabel Allende Cover Image
$18.00
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Published: Atria Books - December 15th, 2015

“Spectacular...An absorbing and distinguished work...The House of the Spirits with its all-informing, generous, and humane sensibility, is a unique achievement, both personal witness and possible allegory of the past, present, and future of Latin America.” —The New York Times Book Review

Our Shared Shelf, Emma Watson Goodreads Book Club Pick


Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent By Eduardo Galeano, Isabel Allende (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Eduardo Galeano, Isabel Allende (Foreword by)
$22.00
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Published: Monthly Review Press - January 1st, 1997

Tracing five centuries of exploitation in Latin America, a classic in the field, now in its twenty fifth year


A Long Petal of the Sea: A Novel By Isabel Allende, Nick Caistor (Translated by), Amanda Hopkinson (Translated by) Cover Image
By Isabel Allende, Nick Caistor (Translated by), Amanda Hopkinson (Translated by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593157497
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of The House of the Spirits, this epic novel spanning decades and crossing continents follows two young people as they flee the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War in search of a place to call home.


Fiebre Tropical By Julián Delgado Lopera Cover Image
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Winner for the 2021 Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Fiction


Winner of the 2021 Ferro-Grumley Literary Award for LGBTQ Fiction


Finalist for the 2020 Kirkus Prize for Fiction


Race and Nation in Puerto Rican Folklore: Franz Boas and John Alden Mason in Porto Rico (Critical Caribbean Studies) By Rafael Ocasio Cover Image
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Published: Rutgers University Press - August 14th, 2020

Race and Nation in Puerto Rican Folklore: Franz Boas and John Alden Mason in Porto Rico explores the historic research trip taken to Puerto Rico in 1915. As a component of the Scientific Survey of Porto Rico and the Virgin Islands, Boas intended to perform field research in the areas of anthropology and ethnography while other scientists explored the island’s natural resources.


Every Day We Get More Illegal By Juan Felipe Herrera Cover Image
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Published: City Lights Books - September 22nd, 2020

Voted a Best Poetry Book of the Year by Library Journal

Included in Publishers Weekly's Top 10 Poetry Books of the Year

One of LitHub's most Anticipated Books of the Year


Ordinary Girls: A Memoir By Jaquira Díaz Cover Image
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One of the Must-Read Books of 2019 According to O: The Oprah Magazine * Time * Bustle * Electric Literature * Publishers Weekly * The Millions * The Week * Good Housekeeping

“There is more life packed on each page of Ordinary Girls than some lives hold in a lifetime.” —Julia Alvarez 


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The Undocumented Americans By Karla Cornejo Villavicencio Cover Image
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Published: One World - April 6th, 2021

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST • One of the first undocumented immigrants to graduate from Harvard reveals the hidden lives of her fellow undocumented Americans in this deeply personal and groundbreaking portrait of a nation.


Salsa Lullaby By Jen Arena, Erika Meza (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jen Arena, Erika Meza (Illustrator)
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - October 15th, 2019

How to get baby to sleep? Mami and Papi will try anything in this bouncy, loving, bilingual lullaby that gently says good night in both Spanish and English.

Mami starts a salsa song.
Papi keeps the beat.
Baby loves this lullaby,
moves those dancing feet.

Baila, baby, baila!
Dance, dance, dance.


Corazón By Yesika Salgado Cover Image
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Published: Not a Cult - March 1st, 2018

Coraz n is a love story. It is about the constant hunger for love. It is about feeding that hunger with another person and finding that sometimes it isn't enough. Salgado creates a world in which the heart can live anywhere; her fat brown body, her parents home country, a lover, a toothbrush, a mango, or a song.


Love Sugar Magic: A Dash of Trouble By Anna Meriano, Mirelle Ortega (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Anna Meriano, Mirelle Ortega (Illustrator)
$7.99
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Published: Walden Pond Press - January 8th, 2019

"A charming and delectably sweet debut. Mischief, friendship, and a whole lot of heartLove Sugar Magic has it all." Zoraida Córdova, award-winning author of the Brooklyn Brujas series.


The Taste of Sugar: A Novel By Marisel Vera Cover Image
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Published: Liveright - July 6th, 2021

“A masterful work of historical fiction. . . . [A] Latino Grapes of Wrath.”—Ron Charles, Washington Post

 


De Colores Means All of Us: Latina Views for a Multi-Colored Century (Feminist Classics) By Elizabeth Martínez Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781786631176
Published: Verso - July 25th, 2017

A radical Latina perspective on race, liberation, and identity


Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in 40 Questions By Valeria Luiselli, Jon Lee Anderson (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Valeria Luiselli, Jon Lee Anderson (Introduction by)
$13.95
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Published: Coffee House Press - April 4th, 2017

Humane yet often horrifying, Tell Me How It Ends offers a compelling, intimate look at a continuing crisis--and its ongoing cost in an age of increasing urgency. --Jeremy Garber, Powell's Books


An African American and Latinx History of the United States (REVISIONING HISTORY #4) By Paul Ortiz Cover Image
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Published: Beacon Press - December 11th, 2018

An intersectional history of the shared struggle for African American and Latinx civil rights


My Favorite Girlfriend Was a French Bulldog By Legna Rodriguez Iglesias, Megan McDowell (Translator) Cover Image
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Published: McSweeney's - July 14th, 2020

My Favorite Girlfriend was a French Bulldog is a novel told in fifteen stories, linked by the same protagonist, our narrator, who--in her own voice and channeling the voices of others--creates an unsparing, multigenerational portrait of her native Cuba.


Sabrina & Corina: Stories By Kali Fajardo-Anstine Cover Image
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Published: One World - April 7th, 2020

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST • Latinas of Indigenous descent living in the American West take center stage in this haunting debut story collection—a powerful meditation on friendship, mothers and daughters, and the deep-rooted truths of our homelands. 


Dominicana: A Novel By Angie Cruz Cover Image
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A GOOD MORNING AMERICA BOOK CLUB PICK

Shortlisted for the 2020 Women's Prize for Fiction, Angie Cruz's Dominicana is a vital portrait of the immigrant experience and the timeless coming-of-age story of a young woman finding her voice in the world


Mean By Myriam Gurba Cover Image
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Published: Coffee House Press - November 7th, 2017

True crime, memoir, and ghost story, Mean is the bold and hilarious tale of Myriam Gurba's coming of age as a queer, mixed-race Chicana. Blending radical formal fluidity and caustic humor, Gurba takes on sexual violence, small towns, and race, turning what might be tragic into piercing, revealing comedy.


Once I Was You: A Memoir By Maria Hinojosa Cover Image
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Published: Atria Books - August 31st, 2021

NPR’s Best Books of 2020
BookPage’s Best Books of 2020
Real Simple’s Best Books of 2020
Boston.com readers voted one of Best Books of 2020

“Anyone striving to understand and improve this country should read her story.” —Gloria Steinem, author of My Life on the Road


Children of the Land: A Memoir By Marcelo Hernandez Castillo Cover Image
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Published: Harper Perennial - September 29th, 2020

An NPR Best Book of the Year

A 2020 International Latino Book Award Finalist

An Entertainment Weekly, The Millions, and LitHub Most Anticipated Book of the Year 


A Dream Called Home: A Memoir By Reyna Grande Cover Image
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Published: Washington Square Press - July 2nd, 2019

“Here is a life story so unbelievable, it could only be true.” —Sandra Cisneros, bestselling author of The House on Mango Street

From bestselling author of the remarkable memoir The Distance Between Us comes an inspiring account of one woman’s quest to find her place in America as a first-generation Latina university student and aspiring wri


A Cup of Water Under My Bed: A Memoir By Daisy Hernandez Cover Image
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Published: Beacon Press - September 8th, 2015

The PEN Literary Award–winning author “writes with honesty, intelligence, tenderness, and love” about her Colombian-Cuban heritage and queer identity in this poignant coming-of-age memoir (Sandra Cisneros, author of The House on Mango Street)


My Time Among the Whites: Notes from an Unfinished Education By Jennine Capó Crucet Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250299437
Published: Picador - September 3rd, 2019

From the author of Make Your Home Among Strangers, essays on being an “accidental” American—an incisive look at the edges of identity for a woman of color in a society centered on whiteness


Black Dove: Mamá, Mi'jo, and Me By Ana Castillo Cover Image
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Published: Feminist Press - May 10th, 2016

Finalist for the 2017 Lambda Literary Award for Bisexual Nonfiction

A lyrical memoir-in-essays by an award-winning Chicana writer: the real power of Black Dove comes when it speaks to what mothers face raising black and brown children all across this nation. (Los Angeles Review of Books)


Mexican Gothic By Silvia Moreno-Garcia Cover Image
$17.00
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Published: Del Rey - June 15th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “It’s Lovecraft meets the Brontës in Latin America, and after a slow-burn start Mexican Gothic gets seriously weird.”—The Guardian
 


Gods of Jade and Shadow By Silvia Moreno-Garcia Cover Image
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Published: Del Rey - February 18th, 2020

The Mayan god of death sends a young woman on a harrowing, life-changing journey in this dark, one-of-a-kind fairy tale inspired by Mexican folklore.


Cemetery Boys By Aiden Thomas Cover Image
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Published: Swoon Reads - September 1st, 2020

A trans boy determined to prove his gender to his traditional Latinx family summons a ghost who refuses to leave in Aiden Thomas's New York Times-bestselling paranormal YA debut Cemetery Boys, described by Entertainment Weekly as "groundbreaking."

Yadriel has summoned a ghost, and now he can't get rid of him.


Afterlife By Julia Alvarez Cover Image
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Published: Algonquin Books - April 6th, 2021

A Time Magazine Must-Read Book of 2020
A Most-Anticipated Book of the Year: O, The Oprah Magazine * The New York Times * The Washington Post *Vogue * Bustle * BuzzFeed * Ms.


Singing / Cantando de Colores: A Bilingual Book of Harmony By Patty Rodriguez, Ariana Stein, Citlali Reyes (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Published: Lil' Libros - March 26th, 2019

Inspired by one of the oldest and most beloved traditional Spanish folk songs, De Colores, this book introduces little ones to the beauty of life, joy, inclusivity, and their first English and Spanish words.


Hairs/Pelitos By Sandra Cisneros Cover Image
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Published: Dragonfly Books - November 25th, 1997

This jewel-like vignette from Sandra Cisneros's best-selling The House on Mango Street shows, through simple, intimate portraits, the diversity among us.

A Dragonfly Book in English and Spanish.

A Parenting Magazine Best Children's Book of the Year  

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When We Love Someone We Sing to Them: Cuando Amamos Cantamos By Maya Christina Gonzalez (Illustrator), Jorge Gabriel Martínez Feliciano (Translator), Ernesto Javier Martínez Cover Image
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Published: Reflection Press - June 30th, 2021

Selected for the American Library Association's 2019 Rainbow List. A reclamation of the Mexican serenata tradition, follow the story of a young boy who asks his father if there is a song for a boy who loves a boy. Como reapropiaci n de la serenata Mexicana, Cuando Amamos Cantamos cuenta la historia de un ni o que le pide a su padre que canten una canci n para un ni o que ama a otro ni o.


Counting with -Contando Con Fr By Patty Rodriguez, Ariana Stein, Citlali Reyes (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Published: Lil' Libros - January 2nd, 2018

A Lil' Libros Bilingual Counting Book

Introduce your little one to the life of one of Mexico's most iconic painters, Frida Kahlo, while teaching them their numbers, 1 to 10, in English and Spanish. Count una casa azul (one blue house), tres flores (three flowers), and cinco retratos (five portraits).


The Moon Within (Scholastic Gold) By Aida Salazar Cover Image
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Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - May 5th, 2020

The dazzling story of a girl navigating friendship, family, and growing up, an Are You There God, It's Me Margaret? for the modern day, from debut author Aida Salazar.

****Four starred reviews!****

* "A worthy successor to Are You There God?


What Will You Be? By Yamile Saied Méndez, Kate Alizadeh (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Published: HarperCollins - May 4th, 2021

From Yamile Saied Méndez, acclaimed author of Where Are You From?, comes a stunning lyrical picture book that tells the story of one girl who is always asked a simple question: What will you be when you grow up? 


Woman Hollering Creek: And Other Stories (Vintage Contemporaries) By Sandra Cisneros Cover Image
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Published: Vintage - March 3rd, 1992

A collection of stories by Sandra Cisneros, the celebrated bestselling author of The House on Mango Street and the winner of the 2019 PEN/Nabokov Award for Achievement in International Literature.


Labyrinth Lost (Brooklyn Brujas) By Zoraida Córdova Cover Image
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Published: Sourcebooks Fire - August 1st, 2017

The first book in the Latinx-infused Queer fantasy series from Zoraida Córdova, highly acclaimed author of The Inheritance of Orquídea Divina, that follows three sisters—and teen witches—as they develop their powers and battle magic through epic questing in the realms beyond.


The First Rule of Punk By Celia C. Pérez Cover Image
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Published: Puffin Books - July 17th, 2018

A 2018 Pura Belpré Author Honor Book

The First Rule of Punk
 is a wry and heartfelt exploration of friendship, finding your place, and learning to rock out like no one’s watching.
 


Merci Suárez Changes Gears By Meg Medina Cover Image
$8.99
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Published: Candlewick - April 7th, 2020

Winner of the Newbery Medal
A New York Times Bestseller

“The realistic portrayal of a complex young Latina’s life is one many readers will relate to. . . . Medina cruises into readers’ hearts.” — School Library Journal (starred review)


Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass By Meg Medina Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780763671648
Published: Candlewick - August 26th, 2014

“Honest and exquisitely crafted.” — Kirkus Reviews (starred review)


Lobizona: A Novel (Wolves of No World #1) By Romina Garber Cover Image
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Published: Wednesday Books - August 17th, 2021

"Garber’s gorgeous novel combines the wonder of a Hogwarts-style magic school with the Twilight-esque dynamics of a hidden magical species that has strict rules about interacting with the human world." - BOOKLIST (Starred Review)

Some people ARE illegal.

Lobizonas do NOT exist.

Both of these statements are false.


Never Look Back By Lilliam Rivera Cover Image
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Published: Bloomsbury YA - October 26th, 2021

"Expertly blends reality and fantasy to explore what's behind love and loss, what it takes to heal." - Randy Ribay, author of National Book Award finalist Patron Saints of Nothing

Acclaimed author Lilliam Rivera blends a touch of magical realism into a timely story about cultural identity, overcoming trauma, and the power of first love.


Don't Ask Me Where I'm From By Jennifer De Leon, Elena Garnu (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jennifer De Leon, Elena Garnu (Illustrator)
$12.99
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - July 27th, 2021

“A funny, perceptive, and much-needed book telling a much-needed story.” —Celeste Ng, author of the New York Times bestseller Little Fires Everywhere

First-generation American LatinX Liliana Cruz does what it takes to fit in at her new nearly all-white school.


We Are Not from Here By Jenny Torres Sanchez Cover Image
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - May 18th, 2021

A poignant novel of desperation, escape, and survival across the U.S.-Mexico border, inspired by current events.

A Pura Belpré 2021 Young Adult Author Honor Book!
A BookPage Best Book of 2020!

A Chicago Public Library Best of the Best of 2020!
A School Library Journal Best Book of 2020!


Queen of Tejano Music: Selena By Silvia López, Paola Escobar (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Silvia López, Paola Escobar (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781499811421
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Published: little bee books - August 25th, 2020

"There's a lot of text in the book, but it's smartly framed within two-page spreads, and very little of it feels extraneous.


They Both Die at the End By Adam Silvera Cover Image
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Published: Quill Tree Books - December 18th, 2018

Adam Silvera reminds us that there’s no life without death and no love without loss in this devastating yet uplifting story about two people whose lives change over the course of one unforgettable day.


I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter By Erika L. Sánchez Cover Image
$12.99
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Published: Ember - March 5th, 2019

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A “stunning” (America Ferrera) YA novel about a teenager coming to terms with losing her sister and finding herself amid the pressures, expectations, and stereotypes of growing up in a Mexican American home.

“Alive and crackling—a gritty tale wrapped in a page-turner. ”—The New York Times


Disappeared By Francisco X. Stork Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338312829
Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - October 1st, 2019

You've never read Francisco X. Stork like this!


My Papi Has a Motorcycle By Isabel Quintero, Zeke Peña (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Isabel Quintero, Zeke Peña (Illustrator)
$17.99
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Published: Kokila - May 14th, 2019

A celebration of the love between a father and daughter, and of a vibrant immigrant neighborhood, by an award-winning author and illustrator duo.

When Daisy Ramona zooms around her neighborhood with her papi on his motorcycle, she sees the people and places she's always known. She also sees a community that is rapidly changing around her.


Había una vez...mexicanas que hicieron historia / Once Upon a Time... Mexican Women Who Made History By Fa Orozco, Pedro J. Fernández Cover Image
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ISBN: 9786073176040
Published: Alfaguara Juvenil - June 25th, 2019

Aguza el oído y sabrás los secretos de las mujeres más talentosas y temerarias, curiosas, rebeldes y emprendedoras de México, que se atrevieron a romper el molde.


Photographic: The Life of Graciela Iturbide By Isabel Quintero, Zeke Peña (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Isabel Quintero, Zeke Peña (Illustrator)
$19.95
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Published: Getty Publications - March 6th, 2018

A 2018 Boston Globe Horn Book Nonfiction Award Winner and a 2018 Moonbeam Children's Books Gold Award Winner!

Graciela Iturbide was born in Mexico City in 1942, the oldest of 13 children. When tragedy struck Iturbide as a young mother, she turned to photography for solace and understanding.


Child of the Flower-Song People: Luz Jiménez, Daughter of the Nahua By Gloria Amescua, Duncan Tonatiuh (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Gloria Amescua, Duncan Tonatiuh (Illustrator)
$18.99
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - August 17th, 2021

Award-winning illustrator Duncan Tonatiuh brings to life debut author Gloria Amescua's lyrical biography of an indigenous Nahua woman from Mexico who taught and preserved her people's culture through modeling for famous artists

A 2022 Pura Belpré Award Author Honor Book


She was Luz Jiménez,
child of the flower-song people,


Rick Riordan Presents Paola Santiago and the River of Tears (A Paola Santiago Novel Book 1) By Tehlor Mejia Cover Image
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - May 4th, 2021

Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents author Tehlor Kay Mejia's thrilling adventure based on the Mexican legend of La Llorona.

*"A new hero's fantastic and fantastical adventure--her next appearance can't come soon enough."--KirkusReviews (starred review)


Rick Riordan Presents Sal and Gabi Break the Universe (A Sal and Gabi Novel, Book 1) By Carlos Hernandez Cover Image
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - May 5th, 2020

Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents a brilliant sci-fi romp with Cuban influence by Carlos Hernandez, winner of the 2020 Pura Belpré Award.


Lost Children Archive: A novel By Valeria Luiselli Cover Image
$17.95
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Published: Vintage - February 4th, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR “An epic road trip [that also] captures the unruly intimacies of marriage and parenthood ... This is a novel that daylights our common humanity, and challenges us to reconcile our differences.” The Washington Post


When I Was Puerto Rican: A Memoir (A Merloyd Lawrence Book) By Esmeralda Santiago Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780306814525
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Published: Da Capo Press - February 28th, 2006

One of "The Best Memoirs of a Generation" (Oprah's Book Club): a young woman's journey from the mango groves and barrios of Puerto Rico to Brooklyn, and eventually on to Harvard


Bravo! (Bilingual board book - Spanish edition): Poems About Amazing Hispanics / Poemas sobre Hispanos Extraordinarios By Margarita Engle, Rafael López (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Margarita Engle, Rafael López (Illustrator)
$8.99
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ISBN: 9781250230812
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - March 10th, 2020

Adapted from the Texas Bluebonnet Award–winning Bravo! Poems About Amazing Hispanics.

This board book of poems and portraits from writer Margarita Engle and illustrator Rafael López celebrates the lives and accomplishments of amazing Hispanics.


Arenas Y Trinos/Sand and Song: Abecedario del Rio/The ABCs of the River By Alma Flor Ada, Rosalma Zubizarreta-Ada (Translator), Gabhor Utomo (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Alma Flor Ada, Rosalma Zubizarreta-Ada (Translator), Gabhor Utomo (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781558858992
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Published: Pinata Books - May 31st, 2020

In this moving narrative poem for children ages 10-15, ten-year-old Jimena Perez recounts her life in El Salvador, the trip north with her mother to avoid being recruited by gangs and their eventual detention and separation by INS.


The Total Eclipse of Nestor Lopez By Adrianna Cuevas Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781250791856
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Published: Square Fish - September 21st, 2021

2021 Pura Belpré Honor Book
NYPL Best Book of 2020

2020 Evanston Public Library Great Books for Kids


Efrén Divided By Ernesto Cisneros Cover Image
$7.99
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Published: Quill Tree Books - June 8th, 2021

Winner of the Pura Belpré Award!

“We need books to break open our hearts, so that we might feel more deeply, so that we might be more human in these unkind times. This is a book doing work of the spirit in a time of darkness.” —Sandra Cisneros, author of The House on Mango Street