Check Out Our Recommended Reading by Hispanic & LatinX Authors

September 24th, 2020

Check Out Our Recommended Reading by Hispanic & LatinX Authors


Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15 with these recommended titles from our catalog.

For Teens & Adults
Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo
A Long Petal of the Sea by Isabel Allende
Afterlife by Julia Alvarez
Spirit Run: a 6,000-Mile Marathon Through North America's Stolen Land by Noé Álvarez
Cockfight by María Fernanda Ampuero
Tender Is the Flesh by Agustina Bazterrica
It is Wood, It is Stone by Gabriella Burnham
Wayward Witch by Zoraida Caordova
LatiNext edited by Felicia Chavez, José Olivarez, and Willie Perdomo
The Last Train to Key West by Chanel Cleeton
The Book of Rosy by Julie Schwietert Collazo and Rosayra Pablo Cruz
The Undocumented Americans by Karla Cornejo Villavicencio
You Had Me at Hola by Alexis Daria
Fiebre Tropical by Juliana Delgado Lopera
Postcolonial Love Poem by Natalie Diaz
Lobizona by Romina Garber
Children of the Land by Marcelo Hernandez Castillo
A Silent Fury: the El Bordo Mine Fire by Yuri Herrera
Once I Was You by Maria Hinojosa
Woven in Moonlight by Isabel Ibañez
Thin Places : Essays from In Between by Jordan Kisner
We Unleash the Merciless Storm by Tehlor Kay Mejia
Miss Meteor by Tehlor Kay Mejia and Anna-Marie McLemore
Hurricane Season by Fernanda Melchor
Furia by Yamile Saied Méndez
Sanctuary by Paola Mendoza
Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
Shadowshaper Legacy by Daniel José Older
Island Affair by Priscilla Oliveras
Each of Us a Desert by Mark Oshiro
The Resurrection of Fulgencio Ramirez by Rudy Ruiz
Little Eyes by Samanta Schweblin
The Worst Best Man by Mia Sosa
Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas
We Are Not From Here by Jenny Torres Sanchez
The Lost Book of Adana Moreau by Michael Zapata

For Children
Planting Stories : The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré by Anika Aldamuy & Paola Escobar
Lety Out Loud by Angela Cervantes
Us, in Progress : Short Stories about Young Latinos by Lulu Delacre
Bravo! : Poems about Amazing Hispanics by Margarita Engle & Rafael López
Dancing Hands: How Teresa Carreño Played the Piano for President Lincoln by Margarita Engle & Rafael López
Sal and Gabi Break the Universe by Carlos Hernandez
Pepe and the Parade : A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage by Tracey Kyle & Mirelle Ortege
My Papi Has a Motorcycle by Isabel Quintero & Zeke Peña
¡Vamos! Let’s Go to the Market by Raúl the Third
Soldier for Equality: José de la Luz Sáenz and the Great War by Duncan Tonatiuh

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