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