Lists and Suggestions for Teens

List: Latinx Voices in YA Fiction

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

Acevedo, Elizabeth, author.

Camino Rios lives for the summers when her father visits her in the Dominican Republic. But this ti... More

Vasquez Gilliland, Raquel, author.

Arizona. It's been three years since the ICE raids, since Artemisia (Sia) Martinez's moth... More

Maldonado, Crystal, author.

Charlie Vega is smart, funny, artistic, ambitious. And fat. People sometimes have a problem with th... More

Anderson, Lily, 1988- author.

Meet teenage Wiccan Mila Flores, who truly could not care less what you think about her Doc Martens... More

Mabry, Samantha, author.

The Torres sisters dream of escape-- from their needy and despotic widowed father, and from their S... More

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

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

Alsaid, Adi, author.

Central International School's annual lock-in is legendary. Bonds are made. Contests are fough... More

Sáenz, Benjamin Alire.

Fifteen-year-old Ari Mendoza is an angry loner with a brother in prison, but when he meets Dante an... More

Méndez, Matt, author.

Juan plans to get out of El Paso, Texas, on a basketball scholarship and make something of himself. ... More

Aceves, Fred, author.

Obsessed with the idea that he is not muscular enough and tired of being bullied, David, age sevent... More

Oshiro, Mark, author.

Xochitl is destined to wander the desert alone, speaking her troubled village's stories into i... More

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

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

Williams, Ismée, author.

Told in two voices, ballet dancer and private school student Isabelle Warren and poet and baseball ... More

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

Ramos, NoNieqa, author.

Closed off and grieving her best friend, fifteen-year-old overachiever Verdad faces prejudices at s... More

Medina, Meg, author.

Nora Lopez is seventeen during the summer of 1977, when New York is besieged by arson, a massive bl... More