The best books celebrating Latino cultural heritage, by Latino/a authors and illustrators, from 1996 to the present.

2019

The Poet X

by Acevedo, Elizabeth,
Call Number: YA
2018

Lucky Broken Girl

by Behar, Ruth
Call Number: x
2017

Juana & Lucas

by Medina, Juana
Call Number: x
2016

Enchanted Air: Two Cultures, Two Wings

by Engle, Margarita.
Call Number: 811 E575E
2015

I Lived on Butterfly Hill

by Agosin, Marjorie.
Call Number: YA
2014

Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass

by Medina, Meg.
Call Number: YA

When Piddy Sanchez starts at a new high school she soon becomes the target of Yaqui Delgado and her friends, who bully her for her lighter skin and good grades. As the bullying gets worse, Yaqui becomes someone Piddy can no longer ignore or avoid.

2013

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

by Sáenz, Benjamin Alire.
Call Number: YA

Two El Paso, Texas teens, sensitive boys who don't feel like they fit in among the Mexican men they see around them, form a special friendship over the course of one year.

2012

Under the Mesquite

by McCall, Guadalupe Garcia.
Call Number: YA
2011

The Dreamer: A Novel

by Ryan, Pam Munoz.
Call Number: x
2010

Return to Sender

by Alvarez, Julia.
Call Number: x
2006

The tequila worm

by Canales, Viola.
Call Number:
2004

Before We Were Free

by Alvarez, Julia.
Call Number: x Ed.a
2002

Esperanza Rising

by Ryan, Pam Muñoz.
Call Number: x

Esperanza and her mother are forced to leave their life of wealth and privilege in Mexico to go work in the labor camps of Southern California, where they must adapt to the harsh circumstances facing Mexican farm workers on the eve of the Great Depression. 

2000

Under the Royal Palms: A Childhood in Cuba

by Ada, Alma Flor.
Call Number: x 92 A191-1
1998

Parrot in the Oven: Mi Vida

by Martinez, Victor, 1954-2011.
Call Number:
1996

An Island Like You: Stories of the Barrio

by Cofer, Judith Ortiz, 1952-
Call Number: