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


The Poet X

by Acevedo, Elizabeth,
Call Number: YA

Lucky Broken Girl

by Behar, Ruth
Call Number: x

Juana & Lucas

by Medina, Juana
Call Number: x

Enchanted Air: Two Cultures, Two Wings

by Engle, Margarita.
Call Number: 811 E575E

I Lived on Butterfly Hill

by Agosin, Marjorie
Call Number: YA

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.


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.


Under the Mesquite

by McCall, Guadalupe Garcia.
Call Number: YA

The Dreamer: A Novel

by Ryan, Pam Munoz.
Call Number: x

Return to Sender

by Alvarez, Julia.
Call Number: x

The tequila worm

by Canales, Viola.
Call Number:

Before We Were Free

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

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. 


Under the Royal Palms: A Childhood in Cuba

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

Parrot in the Oven: Mi Vida

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

An Island Like You: Stories of the Barrio

by Cofer, Judith Ortiz, 1952-
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