Lists and Suggestions for Kids

List: Hispanic American Heritage Month

Alessandri, Alexandra.

"English just feels wrong to Isabel. She prefers her native Spanish. As she prepares for a new...

Betancourt-Perez, Jessica

Newly arrived from Colombia, Isabella's first day of school in the United States is cancelled ...

Bowles, David.

"A boy and his father cross the United States-Mexico border every other Saturday, visiting the...

Burgos, Hilda Eunice.

A young Dominican American girl in New York City moves from jealousy to empathy as her parents baby...

Charles, Tami.

"In the hills above Port-au-Prince, a young girl named Fallon wants more than anything to carr...

Diaz, Lucky.

"Follow along with our narrator as he passes through his busy neighborhood in search of the Pa...

Dominguez, Angela.

Introduces related Spanish-language vocabulary words in an endearing celebration of the modern trad...

Engle, Margarita.

While visiting her abuelo in Cuba, a young girl helps him sell frutas, singing the name of each fru...

Garza, Cynthia Leonor.

Lucia zips through the playground in her cape just like the boys, but when they tell her 'girl...

Higuera, Donna Barba.

Ramón is worried about his first day at a new school, but it helps to remind El Cucuy, the monster...

Hohn, Nadia L.

"It's summertime, and Malaika and Adèle are enjoying playing carnival in their bright co...

Llanos, Mariana.

In this tale set in the ancient Inka empire, Little Chaski has a big job: he is the Inka King'...

Martinez-Neal, Juana.

When Alma Sofia Esperanza José Pura Candela asks her father why she has so many names, she hears t...

Medina, Meg.

"Mia's abuela has left her sunny house with parrots and palm trees to live with Mia and h...

Méndez, Yamile Saied.

"When a young girl is asked where she's from--where she's really from--she's no...

Moises, Yesenia.

Stella travels planet to planet visting her aunties looking for a stellar hairdo for the Big Star L...

Pasro, Joana.

Discover the sights and sounds of Brazil through the eyes of a young girl and her great-grandmother ...

Perez, Nomar.

"When Miguel and his parents move from Puerto Rico to the U.S. mainland, Miguel misses their h...

Ramos, NoNieqa

Preciosa has hair that won’t stay straight, won’t be confined. Rudine’s hair resists rollers, ...

Ramos, NoNieqa.

Illustrations and easy-to-read text twist classic "your mama" jokes into a celebration of...

Ganzalez, Raul

People are always crossing the bridge for work, to visit family, or for play. Some going this way; o...

Ringler, Matt.

A quick-thinking father thwarts his daughter's impending temper tantrum when he transforms an ...

Sotomayor, Sonia.

In this creative non-fiction story, Sonia and her friends plant a garden, and each one contributes ...

Raúl the Third.

Luchadore star El Toro teams up with his fighting partner, La Oink Oink, when a post-match mess at ...

Hansen, Grace.

Presents an account of the life of the Mexican American labor activist who helped organize the migr...

Rose, Rachel.

"Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the youngest woman to ever serve in United States ...

Stoltman, Joan.

"There are few books that tell Ellen Ochoa's life story in an accessible, captivating way...

Acevedo, Sylvia.

"The inspiring memoir for young readers about a Latina rocket scientist whose early life was t...

Denise, Anika.

"From the author of MONSTER TRUCK and STARRING CARMEN comes a gorgeous and lyrical story about...

Warren, Sarah E.

An illustrated look at the life and accomplishments of Dolores Huerta, who fought to ensure fair an...

Leigh, Anna.

"American politician Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the youngest woman ever to serve in the US Co...

Morales, Yuyi.

"An illustrated picture book autobiography in which award-winning author Yuyi Morales tells he...

Ordaz, Leticia.

"This is an autobiography of a Latina TV news anchor. Growing up near Sacramento, CA, little L...

Morales, Areli.

"When Areli was just a baby, her mama and papa moved from Mexico to New York with her brother,...

Morales, Yuyi.

Frida Kahlo, one of the world's most famous and unusual artists is revered around the world....

Lopez, Silvia.

"Selena Quintanilla's music career began at the age of nine when she started singing in h...

Engle, Margarita.

Looks at the life and accomplishments of Teresa Carreño, one of the most famous pianist who, by ag...

Denise, Anika.

"The life of Puerto Rican actress, dancer, and singer Rita Moreno, from her girlhood journey t...

Engle, Margarita.

"Bold, graphic portraits and beautiful poems present famous and lesser-known Latinos from vari...

Vourvoulias, Sabrina.

Published in association with the Smithsonian Institution and the Molina Family Latino Gallery, a c...

Brown, Monica, 1969-

"When a little girl's cherished baby blanket becomes old and worn, it is made into a dres...

González, Lucía M.

During the early days of the Great Depression, New York City's first Puerto Rican librarian, P...

Perez, Nomar.

"Algunas cosas eran diferentes en Nueva York, pero otras cosas eran exactamente iguales."...

Quintero, Isabel.

Daisy Ramona takes a trip around the neighborhood with her father on his motorcycle and sees famili...

Sotomayor, Sonia.

Sonia and her friends plant a garden, and each one contributes in his or her own special way, in a ...

Denise, Anika.

Describes the life and accomplishments of Pura Belpré, a Puerto Rican librarian who introduced the...

Brown, Monica.

"A picture biography of Julio C. Tello, considered to be the founder of modern Peruvian archae...

Bernier-Grand, Carmen T.

Biography of Supreme Court judge Sonia Sotomayor, in Spanish. ...

Sotomayor, Sonia.

La primera latina y tan sólo la tercera mujer designada a la Corte Suprema de los Estados Unidos, ...

Morales, Areli.

"When Areli was just a baby, her mama and papa moved from Mexico to New York with her brother,...

Brown, Monica.

This bilingual book allows young readers to enter Celia Cruz's life as she becomes a well-known...

Lopez, Silvia.

"Selena Quintanilla's music career began at the age of nine when she started singing in h...

Hernandez, Laurie.

Poignant and funny, Laurie Hernandez's story is about growing up with the dream of becoming an...

Motion picture adaptation of (work): Engle, Margarita. Dancing hands : how Teresa Carreno played the piano for President Lincoln.

This empowering, lyrical story of a young girl who fled Venezuela and later became known as the Pia...