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

The Inheritance of Orquídea Divina: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982102548
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Published: Atria Books - September 7th, 2021

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.


Martita, I Remember You/Martita, te recuerdo: A Story in English and Spanish 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.
 


Velvet Was the Night Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593356821
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Published: Del Rey - August 17th, 2021

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


Las Biuty Queens: Stories 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 Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780826363190
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Published: High Road Books - September 1st, 2021

Boomerang / Bumerán: Poetry / Poesía (Raised Voices) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780807033395
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Published: Beacon Press - September 7th, 2021

A bilingual poetry collection from a Cuban-American writer-activist that explores themes of identity, sexuality, and belonging

A unique and inspiriting bilingual collection of lyrical poetry written in a bold, mostly gender-free English and Spanish that address immigration, displacement, love and activism.


Folk Stories from the Hills of Puerto Rico / Cuentos folklóricos de las montañas de Puerto Rico (Critical Caribbean Studies) Cover Image
By Rafael Ocasio (Editor)
$19.95
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.


Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza, Fourth Edition Cover Image
$31.14
ISBN: 9781879960855
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Published: Aunt Lute Books - June 12th, 2012

Literary Nonfiction. Poetry. Latino/Latina Studies. LGBT Studies. Fourth Edition. Rooted in Gloria Anzald a's experience as a Chicana, a lesbian, an activist, and a writer, the essays and poems in this volume profoundly challenged, and continue to challenge, how we think about identity.


Living Beyond Borders: Growing up Mexican in America Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593204979
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Published: Philomel Books - August 17th, 2021

*"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


Unearthed: A Jessica Cruz Story 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 Cover Image
By Michael Genhart, Loris Lora (Illustrator)
$17.99
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ISBN: 9781951836221
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

“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. Mi boca, my mouth, to taste.


A Song of Frutas 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 Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338280135
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - September 28th, 2021

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. Augustine.


Juliet Takes a Breath Cover Image
$10.99
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 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 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 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 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 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 Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250251176
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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 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. Perfect for Mother’s Day.

Yo’ mama so sweet, she could be a bakery. She dresses so fine, she could have a clothing line. And, even when you mess up, she’s so forgiving, she lets you keep on living.


If Dominican Were a Color Cover Image
By Sili Recio, Brianna McCarthy (Illustrator)
$17.99
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 Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593355626
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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 Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823443284
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Published: Neal Porter Books - September 7th, 2021

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.

A New York Times Best Children’s Book of the Year
 


I Love You, Baby Burrito Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250231093
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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 Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781576878279
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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.


How Moon Fuentez Fell in Love with the Universe Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781534448667
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - August 10th, 2021

“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 irresistible romance starring a Mexican American teen who discovers love and profound truths about the universe when she spends her summer on a road trip acros


Cantoras Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780525563433
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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 Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062869920
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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) Cover Image
By Cecilia Caballero (Editor), Yvette Martínez-Vu (Editor), Judith Pérez-Torres (Editor), Michelle Téllez (Editor), Christine Vega (Editor), 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.


The Young Lords: A Radical History Cover Image
$30.00
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ISBN: 9781469653440
Published: University of North Carolina Press - February 17th, 2020

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.


Telling to Live: Latina Feminist Testimonios (Latin America Otherwise) Cover Image
$34.44
ISBN: 9780822327653
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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 Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501117015
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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 Cover Image
By Eduardo Galeano, Isabel Allende (Foreword by)
$22.00
ISBN: 9780853459910
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Published: Monthly Review Press - January 1st, 1997

The classic survey of Latin America's social and cultural history, with a new introduction by Isabel Allende


A Long Petal of the Sea: A Novel Cover Image
By Isabel Allende, Nick Caistor (Translated by), Amanda Hopkinson (Translated by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593157497
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Published: Ballantine Books - April 6th, 2021

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 Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781936932757
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Published: Amethyst Editions - March 4th, 2020

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) Cover Image
$38.45
ISBN: 9781978810204
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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 Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780872868281
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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 Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781643750828
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Published: Algonquin Books - June 16th, 2020

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 


In thi


The Undocumented Americans Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780399592706
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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 Cover Image
By Jen Arena, Erika Meza (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525579731
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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 Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781945649134
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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 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 Cover Image
$16.95
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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) 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 Cover Image
By Valeria Luiselli, Jon Lee Anderson (Introduction by)
$13.95
ISBN: 9781566894951
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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) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780807005934
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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 Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781944211776
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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 Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525511304
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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 Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250205940
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Published: Flatiron Books - August 25th, 2020

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 Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781566894913
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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 Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781982128661
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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 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 Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501171437
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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 Cover Image
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Published: Beacon Press - September 8th, 2015

A coming-of-age memoir by a Colombian-Cuban woman about shaping lessons from home into a new, queer life
 


My Time Among the Whites: Notes from an Unfinished Education Cover Image
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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 Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781558619234
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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 Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525620808
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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 Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525620778
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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 Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250250469
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 Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781643751368
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 Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781947971288
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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.


Running Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780358124351
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Published: Clarion Books - July 14th, 2020

When fifteen-year-old Cuban American Mariana Ruiz’s father runs for president, Mari starts to see him with new eyes.


Hairs/Pelitos Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780679890072
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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 Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781945289156
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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 Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781495126567
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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) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338283389
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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?


Land of the Cranes Cover Image
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Published: Scholastic Press - September 15th, 2020

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.


What Will You Be? Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062839954
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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) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780679738565
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Published: Vintage - March 3rd, 1992

A collection of stories by Sandra Cisneros, the winner of the 2019 PEN/Nabokov Award for Achievement in International Literature.

The lovingly drawn characters of these stories give voice to the vibrant and varied life on both sides of the Mexican border with tales of pure discovery, filled with moments of infinite and intimate wisdom.


Labyrinth Lost (Brooklyn Brujas #1) Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781492623168
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Published: Sourcebooks Fire - August 1st, 2017

The first book in the Latinx-infused Queer fantasy series from highly acclaimed author Zoraida C rdova 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 Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780425290422
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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 Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781536212587
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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 Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780763671648
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Published: Candlewick - August 26th, 2014

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


Furia Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781616209919
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - September 15th, 2020

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 Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062882769
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Published: Quill Tree Books - May 5th, 2020

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.


Lobizona: A Novel (Wolves of No World #1) Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781250239136
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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 Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781547607426
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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 Cover Image
By Jennifer De Leon, Elena Garnu (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781534438255
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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 Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781984812285
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Published: Philomel Books - 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 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 Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062457806
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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 Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781524700515
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Published: Ember - March 5th, 2019

National Book Award Finalist!
Instant New York Times Bestseller!

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
meets Jane the Virgin in this poignant but often laugh-out-loud funny contemporary YA about losing a sister and finding yourself amid the pressures, expectations, and stereotypes of growing up in a Mexican American home. 


Disappeared Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781338312829
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Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - October 1st, 2019

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


My Papi Has a Motorcycle Cover Image
By Isabel Quintero, Zeke Peña (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525553410
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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 Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9786073176040
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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 Cover Image
By Isabel Quintero, Zeke Peña (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781947440005
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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 Cover Image
By Gloria Amescua, Duncan Tonatiuh (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419740206
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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

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


Paola Santiago and the River of Tears (A Paola Santiago Novel) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781368049337
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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, now in paperback.
*"A new hero's fantastic and fantastical adventure--her next appearance can't come soon enough."--KirkusReviews (starred review)


Sal and Gabi Break the Universe (A Sal and Gabi Novel, Book 1) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781368023627
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - May 5th, 2020

Winner of the Pura Belpré Award
Now in paperback, best-selling author Rick Riordan presents Carlos Hernandez's brilliant sci-fi romp with Cuban influence.
What would you do if you had the power to reach through time and space and retrieve anything you want, including your mother, who is no longer living (in this universe, anyway)?


Lost Children Archive: A novel Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780525436461
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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) 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 Cover Image
By Margarita Engle, Rafael López (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781250230812
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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 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 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 Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062881694
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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