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Hispanic Heritage Month: A Reading List
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September 15, 2020
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As we kick off Hispanic Heritage Month, we are thrilled to share the below list of books we love, written and illustrated by and about Latinx authors and characters. We are so excited to dive into these powerful stories and think you will be, too!

Maybe Something Beautiful by Isabel Campoy and Theresa Howell

Alma and How She Got Her Name by Juana Martinez-Neal

Julián Is a Mermaid by Jessica Love

Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Peña

Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat by Javaka Steptoe

Ada’s Violin: The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay by Susan Hood

Ana María Reyes Does Not Live in a Castle by Hilda Eunice Burgos

Bookjoy, Wordjoy by Pat Mora

Danza!: Amalia Hernández and El Ballet Folklórico de México by Duncan Tonatiuh

The Flying Girl: How Aida de Acosta Learned to Soar by Margarita Engle

Celia Lee-Jenkins, Future Author Extraordinaire by Susan Tan

Dactyl Hill Squad by Daniel José Elder 

Martí’s Song for Freedom/Martí y sus versos por la libertad by Emma Otheguy

My Name is Maria Isabel by Alma Flor Ada

The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora by Pablo Cartaya

The First Rule of Punk by Celia C. Pérez 

Merci Suárez Changes Gears by Meg Medina

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