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
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.
A 2020 Pura Belpr Illustrator Honor Book
Richard Scarrys Busytown gets a Mexican-American makeover in the marketplace of a buzzing border town from Pura Belpr Medal-winning illustrator Ral the Third.
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.
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 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.
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...
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.
Discover the childhood story of Carlos Santana in Gary Golio's Sound of the Heart, Song of the World, featuring illustrations by Rudy Gutierrez, the internationally celebrated artist who created the iconic Carlos Santana Shaman CD cover.
Two cousins—one in the United States and one in Mexico—learn their lives aren’t so different in this charming picture book from award-winning author and illustrator Duncan Tonatiuh
A Pura Belpré Illustrator Honor Book!
Meet Charlie and Carlitos.
Charlie lives in America.
Carlitos, his primo, lives in Mexico.
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
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.$18.99ISBN: 9781419716478Availability: On Our Shelves Now or RecentlyPublished: Abrams Books for Young Readers - August 25th, 2015A New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Books of 2015
A Robert F.$19.99ISBN: 9781419728549Availability: On Our Shelves Now or RecentlyPublished: Abrams ComicArts - August 7th, 2018Undocumented 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.$16.95ISBN: 9781419721304Availability: On Our Shelves Now or RecentlyPublished: 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.$18.99ISBN: 9780810997318Availability: Not in stock but may be ordered. Subject to Publisher Availability.Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - May 1st, 2011Discover the life and legacy of celebrated Mexican artist Diego Rivera in this picture book by award-winning author and illustrator Duncan Tonatiuh
A Pura Belpré Illustrator Award Winner!
Diego Rivera, one of the most famous painters of the twentieth century, was once just a mischievous little boy who loved to draw.Not available for order.ISBN: 9781580896733Availability: Special Order - Subject to publisher availability.Published: Charlesbridge - September 6th, 2016
A playful picture-book biography of the father of space-age bachelor-pad lounge music.$8.95ISBN: 9781773060033Availability: Not in stock but may be ordered. Subject to Publisher Availability.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.$5.99ISBN: 9780448479385Availability: Not in stock but may be ordered. Subject to Publisher Availability.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.$15.99ISBN: 9781847807830Availability: On Our Shelves Now or RecentlyPublished: 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.$17.95ISBN: 9780735842694Availability: On Our Shelves Now or RecentlyPublished: 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$8.99ISBN: 9781481479158Availability: On Our Shelves Now or RecentlyPublished: 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.$7.99ISBN: 9780062498472Availability: On Our Shelves Now or RecentlyPublished: Walden Pond Press - January 8th, 2019
"A charming and delectably sweet debut.$6.99ISBN: 9781250294104Availability: On Our Shelves Now or RecentlyPublished: Square Fish - January 22nd, 2019
In her first middle-grade novel, award-winning picture book author and illustrator Angela Dominguez tells a heartwarming story based on her own experiences growing up Mexican-American.$14.99ISBN: 9781433830747Availability: Not in stock but may be ordered. Subject to Publisher Availability.Published: Magination Press - April 21st, 2020
Finalist in the International Latino Book Awards$7.99ISBN: 9781452156453Availability: On Our Shelves Now or RecentlyPublished: Chronicle Books - August 2nd, 2016In 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.$7.99ISBN: 9781368045414Availability: On Our Shelves Now or RecentlyPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 5th, 2019This 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.$9.99ISBN: 9781947971356Availability: Not in stock but may be ordered. Subject to Publisher Availability.Published: Lil' Libros - September 17th, 2019
A Lil' Libros Bilingual Biography
Introduce little ones to the life of legendary Ritchie Valens in both English and Spanish$16.99ISBN: 9781576878279Availability: On Our Shelves Now or RecentlyPublished: 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.$17.95ISBN: 9781684460984Availability: Backordered - Subject to Publisher AvailabilityPublished: Capstone Editions - February 1st, 2020
Mama and Papa could not agree on a name for their first baby, and everyone in the family had an opinion. That's how the name Pacho-Nacho-Nico-Tico-Melo-Felo-Kiko-Rico came to be, and Pacho's parents insisted that everyone use his full name.$16.99ISBN: 9780061227813Availability: On Our Shelves Now or RecentlyPublished: HarperCollins Espanol - August 31st, 2010
A powerful and accesible bilingual picture book that highlights "the power and impact of ordinary but dedicated citizens."*$7.99ISBN: 9780439701365Availability: Not in stock but may be ordered. Subject to Publisher Availability.Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - January 1st, 2005
A delicious and funny Mexican feast!Let the Scholastic bookself be your guide through the whole range of your child's experiences--laugh with them, learn with them, read withCategory: FamilyRecipe for a Festive Story Time:Mix 1 birthday party, 1 delicious Mexican meal, and lots of children, grandchildren, aunts, uncles, cousins, and surprise guests into a fun romp.
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