LATINX Kids Books List
LATINX Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15 - October 15 every year. What better way to honor Hispanic culture and history with kids than with picture books?! The list below are some of our favorite books by and about LATINX authors. Check the "availability" line to see what we have in stock.
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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.
A 2020 Pura Belpré Illustrator Honor Book
Richard Scarry’s Busytown gets a Mexican-American makeover in the marketplace of a buzzing border town from Pura Belpré Medal-winning illustrator Raúl the Third.
Bilingual in a new way, this paper over board book teaches readers simple words in Spanish as they experience the bustli$17.99ISBN: 9780525553410Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Kokila - May 14th, 2019
A celebration of the love between a father and daughter, and of a vibrant immigrant neighborhood, by an award-winning author and illustrator duo.
When Daisy Ramona zooms around her neighborhood with her papi on his motorcycle, she sees the people and places she's always known. She also sees a community that is rapidly changing around her.$5.99ISBN: 9780448479385Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: 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.$14.99ISBN: 9781328557049Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Versify - March 24th, 2020Little 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.
In this new Vamos!$16.99ISBN: 9780763693558Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: 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.$17.99ISBN: 9780399549045Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - October 9th, 2018
An Instant New York Times Bestseller!
In their first collaboration since the Newbery Medal- and Caldecott Honor-winning Last Stop on Market Street, Matt de la Peña and Christian Robinson deliver a poignant and timely new picture book that's sure to be an instant classic.$17.99ISBN: 9780525514084Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Philomel Books - September 4th, 2018
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor tells her own story for young readers for the very first time!$7.99ISBN: 9780763695132Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Candlewick - October 3rd, 2017
“A poignant tale of intergenerational connection, transition, and patience. . . . Heartfelt, layered, and beautiful.” — Booklist (starred review)$17.99ISBN: 9780399251566Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - September 5th, 2017
The Princess and the Pea gets a fresh twist in this charming bilingual retelling, winner of the Pura Belpré Medal for Illustration.
El príncipe knows this girl is the one for him, but, as usual, his mother doesn’t agree.$17.99ISBN: 9780525514121Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Philomel Books - September 3rd, 2019
A #1 New York Times bestseller!
Winner of the Schneider Family Book Award!
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and award-winning artist Rafael Lopez create a kind and caring book about the differences that make each of us unique.$17.99ISBN: 9781582463537Availability: Out of StockPublished: Tricycle Press - August 9th, 2011
Ana loves stories. She often makes them up to help her little brother fall asleep. But in her small village there are only a few books and she has read them all.$6.99ISBN: 9780448426778Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Grosset & Dunlap - August 11th, 2003
Through original artwork by the renowned artist Tomie dePaola-a longtime aficionado of Frida Kahlo's work-as well as beautiful reproductions of Kahlo's paintings, this latest Smart About book explores the creative, imaginative world of Mexico's most celebrated female artist.$7.99ISBN: 9780440417477Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Dragonfly Books - September 10th, 2002
The Dominican legend of the ciguapas, creatures who lived in underwater caves and whose feet were on backward so that humans couldn't follow their footprints, is reinvented by renowned author Julia Alvarez. Although the ciguapas fear humans, Guapa, a bold and brave ciguapa, can't help but be curious--especially about a boy she sees on the nights when she goes on the land to hunt for food.$17.99ISBN: 9780735229860Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Dial Books - March 13th, 2018
From New York Times bestseller and Pulitzer Prize winner Junot Díaz comes a debut picture book about the magic of memory and the infinite power of the imagination.
A 2019 Pura Belpré Honor Book for Illustration
Every kid in Lola's school was from somewhere else.
Hers was a school of faraway places.
$17.99ISBN: 9781786277107Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Laurence King Publishing - August 4th, 2020
Immerse yourself in the colorful world of Frida Kahlo with this search and find book which details key aspects of her life – from her eccentric teenaged years and infatuation with Diego Rivera, to her dynamic arrival as an international artist, her incredible studio and house in Mexico and her deep love of Mexican culture.$8.99ISBN: 9781250230812Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - March 10th, 2020
Adapted from the Texas Bluebonnet Award–winning Bravo! Poems About Amazing Hispanics, this board book of poems and portraits from writer Margarita Engle and illustrator Rafael López celebrates the lives and accomplishments of amazing Hispanics.$16.99ISBN: 9781582462219Availability: Out of StockPublished: Tricycle Press - April 14th, 2009
Where the paleta wagon rings its tinkly belland carries a treasure of icy paletasin every color of the sarape . . .$17.99ISBN: 9781582462899Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Tricycle Press - April 14th, 2009
Where the paleta wagon rings its tinkly belland carries a treasure of icy paletasin every color of the sarape . . .$9.99ISBN: 9781416994022Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - February 10th, 2015
An eleven-year-old’s world is upended by political turmoil in this “lyrically ambitious tale of exile and reunification” (Kirkus Reviews) from an award-winning poet, based on true events in Chile.
Celeste Marconi is a dreamer.