Latinx and Hispanic Heritage Month - September 15 - October 15

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More than one word.

More than one heritage.

See our curated lists below that are a selection of the many wonderful books on our shelves celebrating Latinx culture and history.

The Sea-Ringed World: Sacred Stories of the Americas Cover Image
By Maria Garcia Esperon, Amanda Mijangos (Illustrator), David Bowles (Translated by)
$21.99
ISBN: 9781646140152
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Published: Levine Querido - February 23rd, 2021

A collection of stories from nations and cultures across our two continents—the Sea-Ringed World, as the Aztecs called it—from the Andes all the way up to Alaska.


Dreams from Many Rivers: A Hispanic History of the United States Told in Poems Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781627795319
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - October 8th, 2019

From award-winning poet Margarita Engle comes Dreams from Many Rivers, an middle grade verse history of Latinos in the United States, told through many voices, and featuring illustrations by Beatriz Gutierrez Hernandez.


Latinitas: Celebrating 40 Big Dreamers Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250234629
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - February 23rd, 2021

Dream big with the Latinitas in Latinitas: Celebrating 40 Big Dreamers.


Pio Peep! Traditional Spanish Nursery Rhymes: Bilingual Spanish-English Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780064438681
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Published: HarperCollins Espanol - May 7th, 2019

This groundbreaking bilingual collection of traditional rhymes celebrates childhood and Latin American heritagea perfect book for those learning Spanish and fluent speakers alike. Now in paperback! 


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.


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.


An African American and Latinx History of the United States (REVISIONING HISTORY #4) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780807005934
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Published: Beacon Press - December 11th, 2018

An intersectional history of the shared struggle for African American and Latinx civil rights


Bravo!: Poems About Amazing Hispanics Cover Image
By Margarita Engle, Rafael López (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780805098761
Availability: Not in stock but may be ordered. Subject to Publisher Availability.
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - March 14th, 2017

Musician, botanist, baseball player, pilot—the Latinos featured in this collection, Bravo!, come from many different countries and from many different backgrounds. Celebrate their accomplishments and their contributions to a collective history and a community that continues to evolve and thrive today!


The Hummingbird Sings and Dances: Latin American Lullabies and Nursery Rhymes  Cover Image
By Mariana Ruiz Johnson, Grupo Cántaro (Other primary creator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9782924774205
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Published: The Secret Mountain - September 1st, 2018

An extraordinary collection featuring 19 traditional Latin American nursery rhymes and lullabies in Spanish that have withstood the test of time. Warm, colorful illustrations accompany this endearing repertoire of family-friendly songs from 17 different countries.


La Madre Goose: Nursery Rhymes for los Niños Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780399251573
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - July 19th, 2016

Classic favorites get a modern Latino twist

The itsy arañita
climbed up the water spout.
Down came la lluvia
and washed la araña out.
 


Mi Casa Is My Home Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781536209433
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Published: Candlewick - August 19th, 2021

Lucia invites you to visit her bustling casa and meet an intergenerational array of loved ones in a charming Spanglish celebration of family life.

Este es el baño . . . It’s where I shave my barba con Abuelo.


Strollercoaster Cover Image
By Matt Ringler, Raúl the Third (Illustrator), Elaine Bay (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316493222
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - June 1st, 2021

This joyous romp through the neighborhood celebrates the bond between a father and a child, illustrated by an award-winning artist team.

Buckle up as a toddler's tantrum is cleverly averted when a loving dad transforms an everyday neighborhood stroll into an extraordinary adventure, reminding us that all you need to chase away a bad mood is love and a little bit of imagination.


Alma and How She Got Her Name Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780763693558
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Published: Candlewick - April 10th, 2018

A 2019 Caldecott Honor Book

What’s in a name? For one little girl, her very long name tells the vibrant story of where she came from — and who she may one day be.


Gustavo, the Shy Ghost Cover Image
By Flavia Z. Drago, Flavia Z. Drago (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781536211146
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Published: Candlewick - July 14th, 2020

A #1 New York Times bestseller!

This winning debut picture book from Mexican artist Flavia Z. Drago about finding the courage to make friends is perfect for the spooky season — or anytime.


Paletero Man Cover Image
By Lucky Diaz, Micah Player (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780063014442
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Published: HarperCollins - June 1st, 2021

A vibrant picture book celebrating the strength of community and the tastes of summer from Latin Grammy-winning musician Lucky Diaz and celebrated artist Micah Player.

Ring! Ring! Ring! Can you hear his call? Paletas for one! Paletas for all!


Across the Bay Cover Image
By Carlos Aponte, Carlos Aponte (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524786625
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Published: Penguin Workshop - September 17th, 2019

RECIPIENT OF THE PURA BELPRÉ ILLUSTRATOR HONOR

Author-illustrator Carlos Aponte takes readers on a journey to the heart of Puerto Rico in this enchanting picture book set in Old San Juan.


"A lively and honest story about filling voids and exploring what defines a family--as well as a love letter to a childhood home."--Horn Book


Training Day (El Toro and Friends) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780358380382
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Published: Versify - May 4th, 2021

Readers will fall in love with Raúl the Third’s unique visual style as Kooky Dooky helps luchador El Toro train for his next wrestling match! Perfect for readers of Elephant and Piggie, comic book fans, and kids looking to practice both Spanish and English.

Little Lobo introduced readers to his wrestling hero El Toro in Vamos!


Tag Team (El Toro and Friends) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780358380399
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Published: Versify - May 4th, 2021

Luchadores El Toro and La Oink Oink are the perfect tag team as they clean up together in this playful and visually stunning early reader!


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, Raúl Colón (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.