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Hispanic & Latino Heritage in Virginia

Christine Stoddard - Arcadia Publishing
Format: Paperback

Long before the adventures of John Rolfe and Pocahontas, Spanish ships reached Virginia's shore. In the centuries that followed, Hispanics and Latinos settled in Virginia to seek new opportunities away from home. The 1980s saw the beginnings of el Nuevo Sur, or the New South, as Virginia's...
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Luz: A Novel

Debra Thomas - She Writes Press
Format: Paperback

Alma Cruz wishes her willful teenage daughter, Luz, could know the truth about her past, but there are things Luz can never know about the journey Alma took to the US to find her missing father. In 2000 -- three years after the disappearance of her father, who left Oaxaca to work on farms...
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Chicano Eats: Recipes from My Mexican-American Kitchen

Esteban Castillo - Harper Design
Format: Hardcover

The creator of the popular Chicano Eats blog and winner of the Saveur Best New Voice Peoples Choice Award takes us on a delicious tour through the diverse flavors and foods of Chicano cuisine--Mexican food with an immigrant sensibility that weaves seamlessly between Mexican and American...
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Mexican Gothic

Silvia Moreno-Garcia - Del Rey
Format: Hardcover

From the author of Gods of Jade and Shadow comes a reimagining of the classic gothic suspense novel, a story about an isolated mansion in 1950s Mexico - and the brave socialite drawn to its treacherous secrets. He is trying to poison me. You must come for me, Noem. You have to save me. After...
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Tales from la Vida: A Latinx Comics Anthology

Frederick Luis Aldama - Mad Creek Books
Format: Paperback

In the Latinx comics community, there is much to celebrate today, with more Latinx comic book artists than ever before. The resplendent visual-verbal storyworlds of these artists reach into and radically transform so many visual and storytelling genres. Tales from la Vida celebrates this...
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Once I Was You: A Memoir of Love and Hate in a Torn America

Maria Hinojosa - Atria Books
Format: Hardcover

Maria Hinojosa is an award-winning journalist who has collaborated with the most respected networks and is known for bringing humanity to her reporting. In this beautifully-rendered memoir, she relates the history of US immigration policy that has brought us to where we are today, as she shares...
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World Food: Mexico City: Heritage Recipes for Classic Home Cooking

James Oseland
Format: Hardcover

Whether you're an absolute beginner at Mexican cooking or already a pro, World Food: Mexico City is for you. This definitive and beautiful user's guide unlocks the secrets to real Mexican cuisine with more than fifty authentic, reliable recipes, while the compelling stories and photography...
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The Five Wounds: A Novel

Kirstin Valdez Quade - W. W. Norton & Company
Format: Hardcover

From an award-winning storyteller comes a stunning debut novel following a New Mexican family's extraordinary year of love and sacrifice.It's Holy Week in the small town of Las Penas, New Mexico, and thirty-three-year-old unemployed Amadeo Padilla has been given the part of Jesus...
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Aoc: A Celebration of the Fierce Brilliance of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Lopez, Lynda - ST MARTINS PR
Format: Book

A collection of essays celebrating a remarkable young Latina politician who has already made historyFrom the moment Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez beat a ten-term incumbent in the primary election for New York's 14th on June 26, 2018, her journey to the national, if not world, stage, was fast-tracked....
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The Book of Unknown Americans: A novel

Cristina Henríquez - Random House Inc
Format: Hardcover

"A triumph of storytelling. Henrquez pulls us into the lives of her characters with such mastery that we hang on to them just as fiercely as they hang on to one another and their dreams. This passionate, powerful novel will stay with you long after you've turned the final page."...
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Trejo: My Life of Crime, Redemption, and Hollywood

Danny Trejo - Atria Books
Format: Hardcover

On screen, Danny Trejo the actor is a baddie who has been killed at least a hundred times. He's been shot, stabbed, hanged, chopped up, squished by an elevator, and once, was even melted into a bloody goo. Off screen, he's a hero beloved by recovery communities and obsessed fans...
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The Food of Oaxaca: Recipes and Stories from Mexico's Culinary Capital

Alejandro Ruiz - Knopf
Format: Hardcover

A groundbreaking cookbook celebrating the distinctive cuisine and culture of Oaxaca, from "one of Mexico's best chefs" (Anthony Bourdain) . With a foreword by Enrique OlveraIn The Food of Oaxaca, chef Alejandro Ruiz introduces home cooks to the vibrant foods of his home...
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Eat the Mouth That Feeds You

Carribean Fragoza - City Lights Publishers
Format: Paperback

One of the year's most anticipated books by The Millions, Colorlines and Remezcla!Carribean Fragoza's debut collection of stories reside in the domestic surreal, featuring an unusual gathering of Latinx and Chicanx voices from both sides of the U.S./Mexico border, and universes...
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You Had Me at Hola: A Novel

Alexis Daria - Avon
Format: Paperback

"Soapy, smart and so sexy... with vibrant characters and electric chemistry comparable to the telenovelas that inspired it, you'll be thrilled You Had Me At Hola doesn't come with commercials!"--Sarah MacLean, New York Times bestselling authorRITA Award Winning author...
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Inventing Latinos: A New Story of American Racism

Laura E. Gómez - The New Press
Format: Hardcover

A timely and groundbreaking argument that all Americans must grapple with Latinos' dynamic racial identity - because it impacts everything we think we know about race in America Latinos have long influenced everything from electoral politics to popular culture yet many people instinctively...
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L.A. Weather

María Amparo Escandón
Format: Book

A Reese Witherspoon x Hello...
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Loop

Brenda Lozano - Charco Press
Format: Paperback

Winner PEN Translates Award (UK) Recovering from an unspecified accident, the narrator of Loop finds herself in waiting rooms of different kinds: airport departure lounges, doctors' surgeries, and above all at home, awaiting the return of her boyfriend, who has travelled to Spain...
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An African American and Latinx History of the United States

Paul Ortiz - Beacon Press
Format: Paperback

An intersectional history of the shared struggle for African American and Latinx civil rightsSpanning more than two hundred years, An African American and Latinx History of the United States is a revolutionary, politically charged narrative history, arguing that the "Global South"...
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This Is How You Lose Her

Junot Díaz - Riverhead Books
Format: Print book

Pulitzer Prize-winner Junot Daz's first book, Drown, established him as a major new writer with "the dispassionate eye of a journalist and the tongue of a poet" (Newsweek) . His first novel, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, was named #1 Fiction Book of the Year"...
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Barrio Boy: With Connections

Ernesto Galarza

Since it was first published in 1971, Galarza's classic work has been assigned in high school and undergraduate classrooms across the country, profoundly affecting thousands of students who read this true story of acculturation into American life.
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The House of the Spirits

Isabel Allende - Everyman's Library
Format: Book

(Book Jacket Status: Not Jacketed)Chilean writer Isabel Allende’s classic novel is both a richly symbolic family saga and the riveting story of an unnamed Latin American country’s turbulent history.In a triumph of magic realism, Allende constructs a spirit-ridden world and fills...
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Bless Me, Ultima

Rudolfo A Anaya - Warner Books
Format: Paperback

With exquisite prose and wondrous storytelling, this coming of age classic follows a young boy as he questions his faith and beliefs in family, religion, and other aspects of his Chicano culture.Antonio Marez is six years old when Ultima comes to stay with his family in New Mexico. She is a curandera,...
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I'm Not Here to Give a Speech

Gabriel García Márquez - Vintage
Format: Paperback

Available in English for the first time in the U.S., a collection of the speeches of Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel Garca Mrquez.Throughout his life, Gabriel Garca Mrquez spoke publicly with the same passion and energy that marked his writing. Now the wisdom and compassion of these...
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Latino Leaders Speak: Personal Stories of Struggle and Triumph

Mickey Ibarra - Arte Publico Pr
Format: Paperback

"People do not define you," Soledad O'Brien's Cuban mother repeatedly told her children. "You define yourself." And so this mixed-race, first-generation Latina American would go on to succeed in her field, ultimately becoming an anchor for CNN. O'Brien's...
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Take a stand : lessons from rebels

Jorge Ramos - Celebra
Format: Print book

"People ask if I am a journalist or an activist. The truth is that I am just a journalist who asks questions, but one who does in fact take a stand." - Jorge Ramos After 30 fascinating years uncovering the hard truth, Emmy Award-winning journalist Jorge Ramos opens up for the first...
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The House on Mango Street

Sandra Cisneros - Vintage
Format: Paperback

Acclaimed by critics, beloved by readers of all ages, taught everywhere from inner-city grade schools to universities across the country, and translated all over the world, The House on Mango Street is the remarkable story of Esperanza Cordero. Told in a series of vignettes - sometimes...
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Vivas to Those Who Have Failed: Poems

Martín Espada - W.W. Norton & Company
Format: Print book

Award-winning poet Martn Espada gives voice to the spirit of endurance in the face of loss.In this powerful new collection of poems, Martn Espada articulates the transcendent vision of another, possible world. He invokes the words of Whitman in "Vivas to Those Who Have Failed,"...
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Mexican Ice Cream: Beloved Recipes and Stories

Fany Gerson - Ten Speed Press
Format: Hardcover

A collection of 60+ flavor-packed recipes for ice creams and frozen treats rooted in Mexico's rich and revered ice cream traditions.This new offering from the incredibly popular baker and sweets maker Fany Gerson, the powerhouse behind Brooklyn's La Newyorkina and Dough, showcases the incredibly...
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Healthy Latin Eating: Our Favorite Family Recipes Remixed

Angie Martinez - Kyle Books
Format: Paperback

In this exciting, one-of-a-kind cookbook, radio and TV personality Angie Martinez and acclaimed chef Angelo Sosa join together to offer you over 100 innovative and delicious recipes that blend the art of Latin cooking with healthy eating. Based on the sexy, spicy, and satisfying foods they...
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Then Come Back: The Lost Neruda

Pablo Neruda - Copper Canyon Press
Format: Hardcover

Featured on NPR's "All Things Considered.""A literary event of universal importance." - The Guardian"The earliest poem in the collection dates to 1956, and several are love poems, a form Neruda was famous for." - The New York Times"This new volume...
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In the Time of the Butterflies

Julia Alvarez - Algonquin Books; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

An ALA Notable Book. Julia Alvarez's eagerly awaited second novel is a powerful story of courage, innocence, and political martyrdom in the Hispanic Caribbean. Based on actual events--the death of three sisters on November 25, 1960--the novel immerses us in an epoch in the life of the Dominican...
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Looking Out, Looking In: Anthology of Latino Poetry

William Luis
Format: Paperback

The poems included in this comprehensive anthology run the gamut of styles and themes, but all are by Latinos writing from the mid-twentieth century to the present. Some deal with issues specific to the Hispanic experience, such as displacement, identity and language. Others ponde
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What Would Frida Do?: A Guide to Living Boldly

Arianna Davis
Format: Hardcover

Revered as much for her fierce spirit as she is for her art, Frida Kahlo stands today as a brazen symbol of daring creativity. She was a woman ahead of her time whose paintings have earned her generations of admirers around the globe. But perhaps her greatest work of art was her own life.What...
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The Crusades of Cesar Chavez: A Biography

Miriam Pawel - Bloomsbury USA
Format: Book

Cesar Chavez founded a labor union, launched a movement, and inspired a generation. He rose from migrant worker to national icon, becoming one of the great charismatic leaders of the 20th century. Two decades after his death, Chavez remains the most significant Latino leader in US history....
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Harvest of Empire: A History of Latinos in America

Juan Gonzalez - Penguin Books; Revised edition
Format: Book

A sweeping history of the Latino experience in the United States- thoroughly revised and updated. The first new edition in ten years of this important study of Latinos in U.S. history, Harvest of Empire spans five centuries-from the first New World colonies to the first decade of the new millennium....
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The Latino Generation: Voices of the New America

Mario T García
Format: Book

Latinos are already the largest minority group in the United States, and experts estimate that by 2050, one out of three Americans will identify as Latino. Though their population and influence are steadily rising, stereotypes and misconceptions about Latinos remain, from the assu
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Finding Latinx: In Search of the Voices Redefining Latino Identity

Paola Ramos
Format: Paperback

Young Latinos across the United States are redefining their identities, pushing boundaries, and awakening politically in powerful and surprising ways. Many of them - Afrolatino, indigenous, Muslim, queer and undocumented, living in large cities and small towns - are voices who have been...
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My Beloved World

Sonia Sotomayor - Knopf; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The first Hispanic and third woman appointed to the United States Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor has become an instant American icon. Now, with a candor and intimacy never undertaken by a sitting Justice, she recounts her life from a Bronx housing project to the federal bench, a journey...
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Our America: A Hispanic History of the United States

Felipe Fernández-Armesto - W. W. Norton & Company
Format: Hardcover

An eminent scholar finds a new American history in the Hispanic past of our diverse nation. The United States is still typically conceived of as an offshoot of England, with our history unfolding east to west beginning with the first English settlers in Jamestown. This view overlooks the significance...
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Pepe and the Parade: A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage

Tracey Kyle - little bee books
Format: Hardcover

Join Pepe as he celebrates his Mexican-American heritage by participating in a Hispanic Day parade. Children will delight in seeing many Hispanic cultures proudly honored in this joyous picture book.Pepe wakes up energized to attend his first Hispanic Day parade. With new food to taste,...
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Vamos! Let's Go Eat

Raul the Third - Versify
Format: Hardcover

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 Belpr Medal-winning illustrator Raul the Third.In this new Vamos! title, Let's Go Eat, Little Lobo is excited to take in a show with...
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Zonia's Rain Forest

Juana Martinez-Neal - Candlewick; Illustrated edition
Format: Hardcover

Zonia's home is the Amazon rain forest, where it is always green and full of life. Every morning, the rain forest calls to Zonia, and every morning, she answers. She visits the sloth family, greets the giant anteater, and runs with the speedy jaguar. But one morning, the rain forest...
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Who Is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez?

Kirsten Anderson
Format: Hardcover

format for trending topics.On June 26, 2018, twenty-eight-year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a bartender from New York City, became the youngest woman ever elected to serve on Congress. Her win shocked the political world and she became a celebrity overnight. Soon, everyone knew her by her initials:...
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Sal and Gabi Break the Universe

Carlos Hernandez - Rick Riordan Presents
Format: Hardcover

Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents a brilliant sci-fi romp with Cuban influence that poses this question: What would you do if you had the power to reach through time and space and retrieve anything you want, including your mother, who is no longer living (in this universe, anyway)...
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Dreams from Many Rivers: A Hispanic History of the United States Told in Poems

Margarita Engle - Henry Holt and Co.
Format: Hardcover

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.From Juana Briones and Juan Ponce de Len, to eighteenth century slaves...
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Dancing Hands: How Teresa Carreo Played the Piano for President Lincoln

Margarita Engle - Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

A Kirkus Reviews Best Picture Book of 2019! In soaring words and stunning illustrations, Margarita Engle and Rafael Lpez tell the story of Teresa Carreo, a child prodigy who played piano for Abraham Lincoln.As a little girl, Teresa Carreo loved to let her hands dance across the beautiful...
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Islandborn

Junot Díaz - Dial Books; Illustrated edition
Format: Hardcover

Every kid in Lola's school was from somewhere else. Hers was a school of faraway places. So when Lola's teacher asks the students to draw a picture of where their families immigrated from, all the kids are excited. Except Lola. She can't remember The Island - she left when...
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From My Window

Otavio Junior - Barefoot Books
Format: Hardcover

What do you see from your window? This #OwnVoices picture book from Brazil offers a first-hand view of what children growing up in the favelas of Rio de Janiero see everyday. A vibrant and diverse celebration of urban community living, brought to life by unique, colorful illustrations that...
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Dreamers

Yuyi Morales - Neal Porter Books
Format: Hardcover

In 1994, Yuyi Morales left her home in Xalapa, Mexico and came to the US with her infant son. She left behind nearly everything she owned, but she didn't come empty-handed.She brought her strength, her work, her passion, her hopes and dreams...and her stories. Caldecott Honor artist and five-time...
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When Life Gives You Mangos

Kereen Getten - Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

Twelve-year-old Clara lives on an island that visitors call exotic. But there's nothing exotic about it to Clara. She loves eating ripe mangos off the ground, running outside in the rain with her Papa during rainy season, and going to her secret hideout with Gaynah - even though lately...
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Across the Bay

Carlos Aponte - Penguin Workshop
Format: Hardcover

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.Carlitos lives in a happy home with his mother, his abuela, and Coco the cat. Life in his hometown is cozy as can be, but the call of the capital city...
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Brick by Brick

Heidi Sheffield - Nancy Paulsen Books
Format: Hardcover

A striking debut celebrating the warm bond between a little boy and his dad as they work hard to achieve their dreamsPapi is a bricklayer, and he works hard every day to help build the city, brick by brick. His son, Luis, works hard too--in school, book by book. Papi climbs scaffolds, makes...
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Rainbow Weaver: Tejedora del Arcoiris

Linda Elovitz - Children's Book Press
Format: Print book

Ixchel wants to follow in the long tradition of weaving on backstrap looms, just as her mother, grandmother, and most Mayan women have done for more than two thousand years. But Ixchel's mother is too busy preparing her weavings for market. If they bring a good price, they will have money...
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Letters from Cuba

Ruth Behar - Nancy Paulsen Books
Format: Hardcover

Pura Belpr Award Winner Ruth Behar's inspiring story of a young Jewish girl who escapes Poland to make a new life in Cuba, while she works to rescue the rest of her familyThe situation is getting dire for Jews in Poland on the eve of World War II. Esther's father has fled to Cuba,...
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Stella Diaz Never Gives Up

Angela Dominguez - Roaring Brook Press
Format: Hardcover

From award-winning author Angela Dominguez comes the novel Stella Diaz Never Gives Up, a story about a shy Mexican-American girl who becomes an environmental activist and makes a difference in her community.Stella gets a big surprise when her mom plans a trip to visit their family...
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Nuestra Amrica: 30 Inspiring Latinas/Latinos Who Have Shaped the United States

Sabrina Vourvoulias - Running Press Kids
Format: Hardcover

Nuestra Amrica highlights the inspiring stories of thirty Latina/o/xs throughout history and their incredible contributions to the cultural, social, and political character of the United States. The stories in this book cover each figure's cultural background, childhood, and the challenges...
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Federico and the Wolf

Gomez, Rebecca J. - CLARION BOOKS

Clever Federico outsmarts el lobo in this fresh and funny Mexican-American take on Little Red Riding Hood.
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Latinitas: Celebrating 40 Big Dreamers

Juliet Menendez
Format: Hardcover

Discover how 40 influential Latinas became the women we celebrate today! In this collection of short biographies from all over Latin America and across the United States, Juliet Menndez explores the first small steps that set the Latinitas off on their journeys. With gorgeous, hand-painted...
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Latinitas: Celebrating 40 Big Dreamers

Juliet Menendez
Format: Hardcover

Discover how 40 influential Latinas became the women we celebrate today! In this collection of short biographies from all over Latin America and across the United States, Juliet Menndez explores the first small steps that set the Latinitas off on their journeys. With gorgeous, hand-painted...
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Sense the beauty

Sandra L Pinkney; Myles C Pinkney - Little
Format:  Book : Fiction : Preschool : English : 1st ed

Photographs and poetic text celebrate the beauty and diversity of Latino children.
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Hispanic Heritage Month / Mes de la Herencia Hispana (Latin American Celebrations and Festivals / Celebraciones Y Festivales De Latinoamerica)

Kerrie Logan Hollihan - Buenas Letras; 1 Blg edition
Format: Library Binding

Describes Hispanic Heritage Month, why it is celebrated and the Latin American culture.
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Where Are You From?

Yamile Saied Méndez - HarperCollins
Format: Hardcover

This resonant picture book tells the story of one girl who constantly gets asked a simple question that doesn't have a simple answer. A great conversation starter in the home or classroom - a book to share, in the spirit of I Am Enough by Grace Byers and Keturah A. Bobo.When a girl is asked...
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Puerto Rico


Format: Book

"This book details the history, culture, geography and government of Puerto Rico."--Provided by publisher.
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Honduras

Shira Zwiren - Bearport Publishing
Format: Print book

Beautiful. Bright. Exciting. Welcome to Honduras! In this colorful book, young readers will travel to this amazing country without ever leaving their homes or classrooms. During their journey, they will learn all about the cities, food, holidays, history, and wildlife of Honduras. They'll...
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Living in . . . Brazil

Chloe Perkins - Simon Spotlight
Format: Print book

Just in time for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, discover what it's like growing up in Brazil with this fascinating, nonfiction Level 2 Ready-to-Read, part of a new series all about kids just like you in countries around the world!Ol! My name is Marco, and I'm a kid just like...
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Living in . . . Mexico

Chloe Perkins - Simon Spotlight
Format: Print book

Discover what it's like to grow up in Mexico with this fascinating, nonfiction Level 2 Ready-to-Read, part of a new series all about kids just like you in countries around the world!Hola! My name is Rosa, and I'm a kid just like you living in Mexico. Mexico is a country filled with...
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Tales Our Abuelitas Told: A Hispanic Folktale Collection

Alma Flor Ada
Format: Book

Once upon a time, in a land far away... These stories have journeyed far -- over mountains, deserts, and oceans -- carried by wind, passed on to us by our ancestors. Now they have found their way to you. A sly fox, a bird of a thousand colors, a magica
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The Grief Keeper

Alexandra Villasante - G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

This stunning YA debut is a timely and heartfelt speculative narrative about healing, faith, and freedom.Seventeen-year-old Marisol has always dreamed of being American, learning what Americans and the US are like from television and Mrs. Rosen, an elderly expat who had employed Marisol's...
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Furia

Yamile Saied Méndez - Algonquin Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

. In Rosario, Argentina, Camila Hassan lives a double life. At home, she is a careful daughter, living within her mother's narrow expectations, in her rising-soccer-star brother's shadow, and under the abusive rule of her short-tempered father. On the field, she is La Furia,...
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I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter

Erika L. Sánchez - Knopf Books for Young Readers
Format: Library Binding

National Book Award Finalist!
Instant New York Times Bestseller!

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian meets Jane the Virgin in this poignant but often laugh-out-loud funny contemporary YA about losing...
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Hispanic in America

Jim Gallagher
Format: Hardcover

"Some people contend that white supremacist beliefs are confined to the fringes of American society. Others, however, believe that in recent years an increase in anti-immigrant political rhetoric has emboldened white nationalists. Statistics gathered by federal law-enforcement agencies...
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Don't Ask Me Where I'm From

Jennifer De Leon - Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books
Format: Hardcover

First-generation American LatinX Liliana Cruz does what it takes to fit in at her new nearly all-white school. But when family secrets spill out and racism at school ramps up, she must decide what she believes in and take a stand.Liliana Cruz is a hitting a wall - or rather, walls. There's...
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This Train Is Being Held

Ismée Williams - Amulet Books
Format: Hardcover

Family and class differences threaten the love of two teens in this contemporary YA romance When private school student Isabelle Warren first meets Dominican-American Alex Rosario on the 1 train, she remembers his green eyes and gentlemanly behavior. He remembers her long ballet dancer's...
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Sanctuary

Paola Mendoza - G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

It's 2032, and in this near-future America, all citizens are chipped and everyone is tracked--from buses to grocery stores. It's almost impossible to survive as an undocumented immigrant, but that's exactly what sixteen-year-old Vali is doing. She and her family have carved...
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With the Fire on High

Elizabeth Acevedo - Quill Tree Books
Format: Paperback

From the New York Times bestselling author of the National Book Award-winning title The Poet X comes a dazzling novel in prose about a girl with talent, pride, and a drive to feed the soul that keeps her fire burning bright.Ever since she got pregnant freshman year, Emoni Santiago's...
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The Education of Margot Sanchez

Lilliam Rivera - Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Format: Print book

Pretty in Pink comes to the South Bronx in this bold and romantic coming-of-age novel about dysfunctional families, good and bad choices, and finding the courage to question everything you ever thought you wanted - from debut author Lilliam Rivera.Things/People Margot Hates: Mami,...
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Before We Were Free

Julia Alvarez - A. Knopf
Format: Print book

Anita de la Torre never questioned her freedom living in the Dominican Republic. But by her 12th birthday in 1960, most of her relatives have emigrated to the United States, her To Toni has disappeared without a trace, and the government's secret police terrorize her remaining family...
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I Got This: To Gold and Beyond

NOT AVAILABLE. - HarperCollins
Format: Hardcover

New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today Bestseller!Gold medal-winning Olympic gymnast and Dancing with the Stars champion Laurie Hernandez shares her story in her own words in this debut book for fans of all ages - with never-before-seen photos!At sixteen years old, Laurie Hernandez...
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Red Hot Salsa: Bilingual Poems on Being Young and Latino in the United States

Lori Marie Carlson - Henry Holt and Co.
Format: Hardcover

i think in spanishi write in englishi want to go back to puerto rico,but i wonder if my kink could livein ponce, mayagüez and carolinatengo las venas aculturadasescribo en spanglishabraham in español--from "My Graduation Speech," by Tato LavieraA new collection of bilingual...
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Latino Americans : the 500-year legacy that shaped a nation

Adriana Bosch - Pbs
Format: DVD video

Latino Americans chronicles the rich and varied history and experiences of Latinos, who have for the past 500-plus years helped shape what is today the United States. It is a story of people, politics, and culture, intersecting with much that is central to the history of the United States...
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Roma The Criterion Collection

Alfonso Cuarón - The Criterion Collection
Format: DVD

With his eighth and most personal film, Alfonso Cuarn recreated the early-1970s Mexico City of his childhood, narrating a tumultuous period in the life of a middle-class family through the experiences of Cleo (Yalitza Aparicio, in a revelatory screen debut) , the indigenous domestic...
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Selena

Moctesuma Esparza - Warner Home Video
Format: DVD video

Selena (DVD)Jennifer Lopez and Edward James Olmos star in this celebration of Selena Quintanilla Perez, a girl from South Texas with global talent, incredible will and magnetic charm. Young. Beautiful. Enormously gifted. At 23, Selena shone as a fresh star in a vibrantly new musical field....
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Wild Tales

Ricardo Darín - Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Format: DVD

Damin Szifron's jet-black comedy Wild Tales contains six shorts that all tell disturbing and funny stories. The first involves a plane full of people who discover they have something in common. The second is a tale of revenge. The third tells the story of a road-rage incident that escalates...
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Separate is Never Equal

Duncan Tonatiuh - Dreamscape Media
Format: DVD video

Almost ten years before Brown vs. Board of Education, Sylvia Mendez and her parents helped end school segregation in California. An American citizen of Mexican and Puerto Rican heritage who spoke and wrote perfect English, Mendez was denied enrollment to a Whites only school. Her parents...
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Los Wild Ones

- Gravitas Ventures
Format: DVD

Wild Records is an LA indie music label comprising young Hispanic musicians, run by Irishman Reb Kennedy. Wild is an unconventional family, reminiscent of the early days of Sun Records: all of its musicians write and perform '50s rock n' roll. If Wild is going to continue to grow and reach...
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Rebel : Loreta Velazquez, secret soldier of the American Civil War

Llewellyn Smith; Maria Agui Carter; PBS Distribution ; Independent Telev - PBS Distribution
Format: DVD

In 1861, at the outbreak of the American Civil War, a teenager from New Orleans headed to the front lines. Under the alias Harry T. Buford, he fought at First Bull Run, was wounded at Shiloh, and served as a Confederate spy. By 1863, Buford was working for the Union. But Buford harbored...
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Jane the Virgin: Season Five

Gina Rodriguez
Format: DVD

Jane Villanueva is a driven young woman studying to become a teacher, nursing a dream to be a writer, and supporting herself with a job at a hot new Miami hotel. Though she's been 'saving herself' until she and her fianc are married, Jane's meticulous life plans are turned...
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La Cienaga

Lucrecia Martel - Homevision
Format: DVD

Mecha (Graciela Borges) is a middle-aged woman with several accident-prone teenagers, a husband who dyes his hair, and the tedious problem of sullen servants. Nothing that a few drinks can't cure. To avoid the uncomfortably hot and humid weather, they spend their summers at a country...
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Book of Life

Christina Applegate - 20th Century Fox
Format: DVD

The journey of Manolo, a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart. Before choosing which path to follow, he embarks on an incredible adventure that spans three fantastical worlds where he must face his greatest fears.
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On Two Fronts Latinos & Vietnam

Mylène Moreno - PBS
Format: DVD

This program examines the Latino experience during a war that placed its heaviest burden on working class youth and their communities. Framing the documentary are memoirs of two siblings, Everett and Delia Alvarez, who stood on opposite sides of the Vietnam War, one as a POW and the other...
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Sin Nombre

~ Paulina Gaitan - Universal Studios
Format: DVD

Seeking the promise of America, a beautiful young woman, Sayra (Paulina Gaitan), joins her father on an odyssey to cross the gauntlet of the Latin American countryside. Along the way, she crosses paths with a teenaged Mexican gang member, El Casper (Edgar M. Flores), who is maneuvering...
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Spare parts

George Lopez - Lions Gate
Format: DVD

Based on an incredible true story, Spare Parts chronicles the journey of four undocumented Mexican-American high school students from Phoenix, AZ who form a robotics club and are led by their teacher (George Lopez) with nothing but spare parts and a dream to compete against MIT in a National...
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Our Last Tango

Johana Copes - Strand Releasing
Format: DVD

This is an entertaining, hot-blooded look at personal and artistic independence --Now Toronto
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THE 33

Cote de Pablo - Warner Home Video
Format: DVD

33, The (DVD) Disaster strikes on Aug. 5, 2010, as a copper and gold mine collapses in Chile, trapping 33 men underground. With more than 2,000 feet of rock in their way, members of a rescue team work tirelessly for 69 days to save the seemingly doomed men. Beneath the rubble, the miners...
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Pan's Labyrinth

Telecinco - New Line Home Entertainment, 2007.
Format: DVD video

When young Ofelia and her mother go to live with her new stepfather on a rural military outpost, she finds herself in a world of unimaginable cruelty. Soon Ofelia finds the creatures of her imagination in which she used to escape have become a reality and she must battle them to save both...
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Volver (2006)

Pedro Almodóvar - Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Format: DVD

Spanish for "Coming Back," Volver is a return to the all-female format of All About My Mother. Unlike Pedro Almodóvar's previous two pictures, the story revolves around a group of women in Madrid and his native La Mancha. (The cast received a collective best actress award...
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Bad Hair

Beto Benites - Global Lens
Format: DVD

Bad Hair (Pelo Malo) Nine-year-old Junior lives in the chaotic city of Caracas with his haggard, out-of-work single mother and baby brother. Fixated on his appearance, Junior is convinced that his mother would love him more if he was able to tame the stubbornly curly hair - or "bad...
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The strong ones = Los fuertes

Omar Zúñiga Hidalgo; Samuel González; Antonio Altamirano; Marcela Salinas; Rafael Contreras; All aut - Breaking Glass Pictures
Format: DVD

Lucas travels to visit his sister, who lives in a remote town in Southern Chil. Beside the ocean shrouded in the wintry mist, he meets Antonio, a boatswain on a local fishing boat. When an intense romance blossoms between them, their strength, their independence, and their adulthood...
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