Cinco De Mayo

Marco's Cinco de Mayo (Cloverleaf Books: Holidays and Special Days) Cover Image
By Lisa Bullard, Holli Conger (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780761385806
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Published: Millbrook Press (Tm) - January 1st, 2012

Marco loves the food, parades, and fun of Cinco de Mayo. This year he's one of the dancers. As he listens to the mariachi music, Marco thinks of the brave Mexicans at the first Cinco de Mayo. Find out the different things people do to celebrate this holiday


¡Vamos! Let’s Go Eat (World of ¡Vamos!) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781328557049
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Published: Versify - March 24th, 2020

Winner of the 2021 Pura Belpré Illustrator Medal

Little Lobo returns to share his love of food and wrestling in this delicious follow-up to Vamos! Let’sGo to the Market from Pura Belpré Medal-winning illustrator Raúl the Third.


In this new Vamos!


¡Vamos! Let's Go to the Market (World of ¡Vamos!) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781328557261
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Published: Versify - April 2nd, 2019

A 2020 Pura Belpré Illustrator Honor Book 

Richard Scarry’s Busytown gets a Mexican-American makeover in the marketplace of a buzzing border town from Pura Belpré Medal-winning illustrator Raúl the Third.


Bilingual in a new way, this paper over board book teaches readers simple words in Spanish as they experience the bustling li


Dreamers Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823440559
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Published: Neal Porter Books - September 4th, 2018

We are resilience. We are hope. We are dreamers.
 
Yuyi Morales brought her hopes, her passion, her strength, and her stories with her, when she came to the United States in 1994 with her infant son. She left behind nearly everything she owned, but she didn't come empty-handed.


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Efrén Divided Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062881687
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Published: Quill Tree Books - March 31st, 2020

Winner of the Pura Belpré Award!

“We need books to break open our hearts, so that we might feel more deeply, so that we might be more human in these unkind times. This is a book doing work of the spirit in a time of darkness.” —Sandra Cisneros, author of The House on Mango Street 


Esperanza Rising (Scholastic Gold) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780439120425
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Published: Scholastic Press - May 1st, 2002

Esperanza Rising joins the Scholastic Gold line, which features award-winning and beloved novels. Includes exclusive bonus content!

Esperanza thought she'd always live a privileged life on her family's ranch in Mexico. She'd always have fancy dresses, a beautiful home filled with servants, and Mama, Papa, and Abuelita to care for her.


Mañanaland Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338157864
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Published: Scholastic Press - March 3rd, 2020

Newbery Honoree Pam Muñoz Ryan weaves an entrancing tale of courage and self-discovery.

"Uniquely magical...Timely and timeless." -- New York Times* "This tightly packed, powerful fantasy contains resonant truths." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review* "Another unforgettable work from a master storyteller." -- Booklist, starred review* "Richly tiered...


When Angels Sing: The Story of Rock Legend Carlos Santana Cover Image
By Michael Mahin, Jose Ramirez (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534404137
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - September 4th, 2018

Winner of a Pura Belpré Illustrator Honor and a Robert F. Sibert Honor!

Celebrate music icon Carlos Santana in this vibrant, rhythmic picture book from the author of the New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Book Muddy: The Story of Blues Legend Muddy Waters.

Carlos Santana loved to listen to his father play el violín.


Rain Player Cover Image
$7.95
ISBN: 9780395720837
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Published: Clarion Books - September 18th, 1995

The ancient Mayan belief that the future was divinely decreed and could not be changed is the basis for this original tale of a boy who must defeat the Rain God in a ball game to save his people from disaster. Mayan art and architecture were the inspiration for the spectacular cut-paper artwork.


The Dragon Slayer: Folktales from Latin America: A Toon Graphic Cover Image
By Jaime Hernandez, F. Isabel Campoy (Introduction by)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781943145294
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Published: Toon Graphics - April 3rd, 2018

How would a kitchen maid fare against a seven-headed dragon? What happens when a woman marries a mouse? And what can a young man learn from a thousand leaf cutter ants? Famed Love and Rockets creator Jaime Hernandez asks these questions and more as he transforms beloved myths into bold, stunning, and utterly contemporary comics. Guided by the classic works of F.


Once Upon a Time/Habia una vez: Traditional Latin American Tales/Cuentos tradicionales latinoamericanos (Bilingual Spanish-English Children's Book) Cover Image
By Rueben Martinez, Raul Colon (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780061468957
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Published: HarperCollins Espanol - March 9th, 2010

Enter an enchanted world of kings and giants, where cockroaches play dress-up and coyotes fly to the moon! In this lively bilingual collection of short stories, Spain and Latin America's most beloved tales are retold for a new generation.


De Colores and Other Latin American Folksongs for Children Cover Image
By Jose-Luis Orozco, Elisa Kleven (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780140565485
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Published: Puffin Books - August 1st, 1999

Bursting with color and spirit, this collection of Latin-American songs is a tribute to Latino culture. From traditional tunes to rhymes and hand games, De Colores has songs for all occasions and moods. Each song is accompanied by simple musical arrangements, with lyrics in both English and Spanish.


Soldier for Equality: José de la Luz Sáenz and the Great War Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419736827
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - September 3rd, 2019

The incredible story of one man’s fight for Mexican-American civil rights, from award-winning picture book creator Duncan Tonatiuh

A 2020 Pura Belpré Award Author Honor Book
A 2020 Association of Library Service to Children Notable Children's Book


José de la Luz Sáenz (Luz) believed in fighting for what was righ


Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez and Her Family's Fight for Desegregation Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781419710544
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - May 6th, 2014

Seven years before Brown v. Board of Education, the Mendez family fought to end segregation in California schools. Discover their incredible story in this picture book from award-winning creator Duncan Tonatiuh

A Pura Belpré Illustrator Honor Book and Robert F.


Funny Bones: Posada and His Day of the Dead Calaveras Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419716478
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - August 25th, 2015

​New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Books of 2015
A Robert F.


Undocumented: A Worker's Fight Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781419728549
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Published: Abrams ComicArts - August 7th, 2018

Undocumented is the story of immigrant workers who have come to the United States without papers. Every day, these men and women join the work force and contribute positively to society. The story is told via the ancient Mixtec codex—accordion fold—format. Juan grew up in Mexico working in the fields to help provide for his family.


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The Princess and the Warrior: A Tale of Two Volcanoes Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781419721304
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - September 20th, 2016

Award-winning creator Duncan Tonatiuh brings a cherished Mexican legend to life
A Pura Belpré Illustrator Honor Book and ALA/ALSC Notable Children's Book!
 
Izta was the most beautiful princess in the land, and suitors traveled from far and wide to woo her.


Salsa Cover Image
By Jorge Argueta, Duncan Tonatiuh (Illustrator)
$8.95
ISBN: 9781773060033
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Published: Groundwood Books - March 14th, 2017

In this new cooking poem, Jorge Argueta brings us a fun and easy recipe for a yummy salsa. A young boy and his sister gather the ingredients and grind them up in a molcajete, just like their ancestors used to do, singing and dancing all the while.


Photographic: The Life of Graciela Iturbide Cover Image
By Isabel Quintero, Zeke Peña (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781947440005
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Published: Getty Publications - March 6th, 2018

A 2018 Boston Globe Horn Book Nonfiction Award Winner and a 2018 Moonbeam Children's Books Gold Award Winner!

Graciela Iturbide was born in Mexico City in 1942, the oldest of 13 children. When tragedy struck Iturbide as a young mother, she turned to photography for solace and understanding.


Portrait of an Artist: Frida Kahlo: Discover the Artist Behind the Masterpieces Cover Image
By Lucy Brownridge, Sandra Dieckmann (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781786036421
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Published: Wide Eyed Editions - September 3rd, 2019

Who Was Frida Kahlo? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By Sarah Fabiny, Who HQ, Jerry Hoare (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448479385
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Published: Penguin Workshop - December 26th, 2013

You can always recognize a painting by Kahlo because she is in nearly all--with her black braided hair and colorful Mexican outfits. A brave woman who was an invalid most of her life, she transformed herself into a living work of art.


Frida Kahlo (Little People, BIG DREAMS #2) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781847807830
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - February 4th, 2016

In this international bestseller from the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Frida Kahlo, the world-renowned painter.

When Frida was a teenager, a terrible road accident changed her life forever. Unable to walk, she began painting from her bed.


Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos Cover Image
By Monica Brown, John Parra (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9780735842694
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Published: NorthSouth Books - September 5th, 2017

 

Pura Belpré Illustrator Honor 2018

ALA Notable Children's Book 2018

New York Times/New York Public Library Best Illustrated Children's Book of 2017

Barnes & Noble Best Book of 2017

Smithsonian Top Ten Best Children's Book of 2017

2018 Bank Street Best Children's Book of the


Cinderella (Once Upon a World) Cover Image
By Chloe Perkins, Sandra Equihua (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781481479158
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Published: Little Simon - September 13th, 2016

The classic story of Cinderella gets a fresh twist in this vibrant Mexican spin on the beloved fairy tale!

Once upon a time, there was a girl who lived in a little cottage with her stepmother and two stepsisters...

The classic tale of Cinderella gets a fresh twist in this debut title of a brand-new board book series, Once Upon a World.


Love Sugar Magic: A Dash of Trouble Cover Image
By Anna Meriano, Mirelle Ortega (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062498472
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Published: Walden Pond Press - January 8th, 2019

"A charming and delectably sweet debut. Mischief, friendship, and a whole lot of heartLove Sugar Magic has it all." Zoraida Córdova, award-winning author of the Brooklyn Brujas series.


Green Is a Chile Pepper: A Book of Colors Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781452156453
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Published: Chronicle Books - August 2nd, 2016

In this lively picture book that Booklist described as "a cheerful color-concept book that presents a slice of Latino culture through food and fun," children discover a world of colors all around them: red is spices and swirling skirts, yellow is masa, tortillas, and sweet corn cake. Many of the featured objects are Latino in origin, and all are universal in appeal.


Mamá Goose: Bilingual Lullabies·Nanas Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781368045414
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 5th, 2019

This bilingual board book by acclaimed authors Alma Flor Ada and F. Isabel Campoy presents popular and beloved lullabies from all over the Spanish-speaking world. Full of charm and humor, and rich with the diversity of Latinx cultures, Mamá Goose is the perfect introduction to Latinx lullabies for English speakers, and a trove of familiar favorites for Spanish speakers.


Lucia the Luchadora Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781576878279
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Published: POW! Kids Books - March 7th, 2017

Lucía zips through the playground in her cape just like the boys, but when theytell her "girls can't be superheroes," suddenly she doesn't feel so mighty.


Side by Side/Lado a lado: The Story of Dolores Huerta and Cesar Chavez/La historia de Dolores Huerta y Cesar Chavez (Bilingual Spanish-English Children's Book) Cover Image
By Monica Brown, Joe Cepeda (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780061227813
Availability: Not in stock but may be ordered. Subject to Publisher Availability.
Published: HarperCollins Espanol - August 31st, 2010

A powerful and accesible bilingual picture book that highlights "the power and impact of ordinary but dedicated citizens."*


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