Cinco De Mayo

Marco's Cinco de Mayo (Cloverleaf Books: Holidays and Special Days) Cover Image
By Lisa Bullard, Holli Conger (Illustrator)
$6.95
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.


¡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 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.


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.


Carlos Santana: Sound of the Heart, Song of the World Cover Image
By Gary Golio, Rudy Gutierrez (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781627795128
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - September 4th, 2018

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.


Dear Primo: A Letter to My Cousin Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780810938724
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - March 1st, 2010

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.
Cha


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


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.


Diego Rivera: His World and Ours Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780810997318
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - May 1st, 2011

Discover 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.


Esquivel!  Space-Age Sound Artist Cover Image
By Susan Wood, Duncan Tontiuh (Illustrator)
Not available for order.
ISBN: 9781580896733
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Published: Charlesbridge - September 6th, 2016

A playful picture-book biography of the father of space-age bachelor-pad lounge music.


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.


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.


Stella Díaz Has Something to Say (Stella Diaz #1) Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9781250294104
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Published: 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.


Accordionly: Abuelo and Opa Make Music Cover Image
By Michael Genhart, Priscilla Burris (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781433830747
Availability: Not in stock but may be ordered. Subject to Publisher Availability.
Published: Magination Press - April 21st, 2020

Finalist in the International Latino Book Awards


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.


The Life Of - La Vida de Ritchie Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781947971356
Availability: 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


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.


Pacho Nacho Cover Image
By Silvia López, Pablo Pino (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781684460984
Availability: Backordered - Subject to Publisher Availability
Published: 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.


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
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Published: HarperCollins Espanol - August 31st, 2010

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


Mice and Beans (Scholastic Bookshelf) Cover Image
By Pam Muñoz Ryan, Joe Cepeda (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780439701365
Availability: 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 with

Category: 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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