Lists and Suggestions for Teens
List: Latinx Voices in YA Fiction
Your Heart, My Sky: Love in a Time of Hunger
Engle, Margarita, author.
Summer, 1991. The people of Cuba are living in el periodo especial en tiempos de paz -- the special... More
Thomas, Aiden, author.
Yadriel, a trans boy, summons the angry spirit of his high school's bad boy, and agrees to hel... More
Méndez, Yamile Saied, author.
Seventeen-year-old Camila Hassan, a rising soccer star in Rosario, Argentina, dreams of playing pro... More
Ortiz, Amparo, author.
"Lana Torres has always preferred dragons to people. In a few weeks, sixteen countries will co... More
Clap When You Land
Acevedo, Elizabeth, author.
Camino Rios lives for the summers when her father visits her in the Dominican Republic. But this ti... More
Sia Martinez and the Moonlit Beginning of Everything
Vasquez Gilliland, Raquel, author.
Arizona. It's been three years since the ICE raids, since Artemisia (Sia) Martinez's moth... More
Fat Chance, Charlie Vega
Maldonado, Crystal, author.
Charlie Vega is smart, funny, artistic, ambitious. And fat. People sometimes have a problem with th... More
Undead Girl Gang
Anderson, Lily, 1988- author.
Meet teenage Wiccan Mila Flores, who truly could not care less what you think about her Doc Martens... More
Tigers, Not Daughters
Mabry, Samantha, author.
The Torres sisters dream of escape-- from their needy and despotic widowed father, and from their S... More
A Cuban Girl's Guide to Tea and Tomorrow
Namey, Laura Taylor, author.
Seventeen-year-old Lila Reyes, furious when her parents send her to the English countryside to reco... More
Garber, Romina, author.
As an undocumented immigrant on the run from her father's Argentine crime-family, Manuela Azul... More
Never Look Back
Rivera, Lilliam, author.
A modern retelling of the myth, Orpheus and Eurydice, in which Eury leaves Puerto Rico for the Bron... More
Mejia, Tehlor Kay, author.
A teen who secretly arrived with the meteor that gave her small hometown its name discovers that sh... More
Older, Daniel José, author.
When the murals painted on the walls of her Brooklyn neighborhood start to change and fade in front... More
We Didn't Ask for This
Alsaid, Adi, author.
Central International School's annual lock-in is legendary. Bonds are made. Contests are fough... More
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
Sáenz, Benjamin Alire.
Fifteen-year-old Ari Mendoza is an angry loner with a brother in prison, but when he meets Dante an... More
Barely Missing Everything
Méndez, Matt, author.
Juan plans to get out of El Paso, Texas, on a basketball scholarship and make something of himself. ... More
The New David Espinoza
Aceves, Fred, author.
Obsessed with the idea that he is not muscular enough and tired of being bullied, David, age sevent... More
Each of Us a Desert
Oshiro, Mark, author.
Xochitl is destined to wander the desert alone, speaking her troubled village's stories into i... More
We Are Not from Here
Torres Sanchez, Jenny, author.
Pulga has his dreams. Chico has his grief. Pequeña has her pride. And these three teens have one a... More
Sylvester, Natalia, author.
When fifteen-year-old Cuban American Mariana Ruiz's father runs for president, Mari starts to ... More
Córdova, Zoraida, author.
Alex is a bruja and the most powerful witch in her family. But she's hated magic ever since it... More
Don't Date Rosa Santos
Moreno, Nina (Young adult fiction writer), author.
Rosa Santos, a Cuban American, works to save her Florida town, seeks admittance to study abroad in ... More
This Train Is Being Held
Williams, Ismée, author.
Told in two voices, ballet dancer and private school student Isabelle Warren and poet and baseball ... More
They Both Die at the End
Silvera, Adam, 1990- author.
In a near-future New York City where a service alerts people on the day they will die, teenagers Ma... More
The Truth Is
Ramos, NoNieqa, author.
Closed off and grieving her best friend, fifteen-year-old overachiever Verdad faces prejudices at s... More
Burn Baby Burn
Medina, Meg, author.
Nora Lopez is seventeen during the summer of 1977, when New York is besieged by arson, a massive bl... More