Latino Books

From fun and fanciful picture books to historical and coming-of-age novels, these books reflect the Latino experience in various national and cultural contexts. 

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3
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Gorgeous, magical story of a girl with music in her heart.
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By Margarita Engle
(2015)
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4
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Robust artwork with a Latino touch celebrates storytelling.
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By Tony Johnston
(2010)
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4
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Zany mouse inventor tale spiced with Spanish.
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By J.R. Krause, Maria Chua
(2013)
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4
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Exuberant portrayal of artist's passion for art.
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By Yuyi Morales
(2014)
AGE
5
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Friendly Day of the Dead skeleton knows his ABCs.
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By Yuyi Morales
(2009)
AGE
6
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Bilingual text and mini-murals illustrate Rivera's story.
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By Jonah Winter
(2007)
AGE
8
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Pedal-to-the-metal graphic novel celebrates Latino culture.
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By Cathy Camper
(2014)
AGE
8
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Picture book offers inspiring bios of Latino Americans.
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By Juan Felipe Herrera
(2014)
AGE
9
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Complex adventure mixes immigration issues, space travel.
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By William Alexander
(2014)
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9
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Moving portrait of Mexican-American life.
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By Viola Canales
(2006)
AGE
10
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Fantastical quest explores sisterhood and Mexican legends.
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By Guadalupe Garcia McCall
(2012)
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10
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Historical fiction at its best in book on '30s farmworkers.
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By Pam Munoz Ryan
(2011)
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12
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Lyrical story of young boy questioning religion, morality.
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By Rudolfo Anaya
(2011)
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12
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Latina teen faces mom's cancer in award-winning verse novel.
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By Guadalupe Garcia McCall
(2012)
AGE
13
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A poetic -- and classic -- coming-of-age story.
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By Sandra Cisneros
(2005)
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13
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Moving historical fiction about life under a dictatorship.
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By Julia Alvarez
(2004)
AGE
14
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Literary story of two boys' life-changing friendship.
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By Benjamin Alire Sáenz
(2012)
AGE
14
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Mesmerizing, gritty story of bullied Latina teen in NYC.
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By Meg Medina
(2013)
AGE
14
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Teen fights for forbidden love in sweet romance.
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By Sarah Ockler
(2013)