Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage month is celebrated from September 15th through October 15th. Explore this list of engaging books by Latino authors:

Jazz Owls book coverJazz Owls
by Margarita Engle
Mexican-Americans Marisela and Lorena work in canneries all day, then jitterbug with sailors all night, until the night racial violence leads to murder.
I Will Save You book coverI Will Save You
by Matt de la Peña
Seventeen-year-old Kidd Ellison runs away to work for the summer at a beach campsite in California.
Esperanza Rising book ocverEsperanza Rising
by Pam Muñoz Ryan
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.
Under the Never Sky
by Veronica Rossi
When her mother goes missing, Aria knows her chances of surviving in the outer wasteland long enough to find her are slim. Then she meets Perry. If they can survive, they are each other’s best hope for finding answers.
The Inexplicable Logic of My Life book coverThe Inexplicable Logic of My Life
by Benjamin Alire Sáenz
Sal used to know his place with his adoptive gay father, their loving Mexican-American family, and his best friend, Samantha. But now he questions all of it.
They Both Die at the End book coverThey Both Die at the End
by Adam Silvera
In a near-future New York City where a service alerts people on the day they will die, teenagers Mateo and Rufus meet and try to live a lifetime in their last day.
Labyrith Lost book coverLabyrinth Lost
by Zoraida Córdova
Alex is a bruja and the most powerful witch in her family.
North of Happy Book Cover

North of Happy
by Adi Alsaid
A wealthy dual citizen of Mexico and the United States rebels against his family’s strict plans for his future.

All the Wind in the World book coverAll the Wind in the World
by Samantha Mabry
Sarah Jac Crow and James Holt have fallen in love working in the endless fields that span a bone-dry Southwest in the near-future–a land that’s a little bit magical, deeply dangerous, and bursting with secrets.