September is a magical month of the year- the weather starts cooling, leaves turn beautiful warm hues, and best of all, we celebrate the beauty of Latinx culture with Latinx Heritage Month! Comprised of a wide range of countries, races, languages, traditions, foods, and art, the term Latinx encompasses a multitude of complex identities coexisting beneath the Texan border and in the beautiful islands of the Caribbean. To understand each other is to truly love your neighbor, whether they look like you or not, and sharing stories is the best way to step into someone else’s shoes. Here you will find a range of stories from Latinx curated with love to give you a special look into what it means to be Latinx, in all of it’s glorious forms. What truly bonds the Latin American people is passion, ambition, grit, courage, and most importantly love.

Kids:

  1. La Catrina: Emotions – Emociones by Patty Rodriguez and Ariana Stein
    • Inspired by one of the most recognized symbols of Dia De los Muertos (Day of the Dead), this book introduces little ones to emotional expressions and their first English and Spanish words—and teaches them to recognize feelings like emocionado (excited), triste (sad), and confiado (confident).
  2. Sonia Sotomayor: A Judge Grows in the Bronx/La juez que creció en el Bronx by Jonah Winter*
    • The inspiring and timely story of Sonia Sotomayor, who rose up from a childhood of poverty and prejudice to become the first Latino to be nominated to the US Supreme Court.
  3. Latinitas Celebrating 40 Big Dreamers by Juliet Menéndez
    • In her author-illustrator debut, Juliet Menéndez celebrates Latinas and Latin American women who followed their dreams.
  4. She’s Got This by Laurie Hernandez
    • From bestselling author of I Got This and Olympic gold medalist Laurie Hernandez comes a fictional picture book about a little girl gymnast who dreams of making it big.
  5. Dancing hands by Margarita Engle
    • In soaring words and stunning illustrations, Margarita Engle and Rafael López tell the story of Teresa Carreño, a child prodigy who played piano for Abraham Lincoln.
  6. Drum Dream Girl by Margarita Engle
    • In this picture book bursting with vibrance and rhythm, a girl dreams of playing the drums in 1930s Cuba, when the music-filled island had a taboo against female drummers.
  7. Planting Stories by Anika Aldamuy Denise
  8. Frida A to Z by Nadia Bailey
  9. Selena-Silvia Lopez
  10. El Campo- Baptise Paul*
    • The world’s most popular and inclusive sport has found its spirited and authentic voice in Baptiste Paul’s debut picture book— highlighting the joys of the game along with its universal themes: teamwork, leadership, diversity, and acceptance.
  11. Hija by Sonja Wimmer
    • A declaration of love from parents to their daughter, with stunning art by award-winning illustrator Sonja Wimmer.
  12. Green is a Chile Pepper By Roseanne Greenfield Thong
  13. Round is a tortilla by Roseanne Greenfield Thong
  14. Dreamers by Yuyi Morales
    • 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.
  15. Just A Minute by Yuyi Morales
    • This original trickster tale, with its vivacious illustrations and dynamic read-aloud text, is at once a spirited tribute to the rich traditions of Mexican culture and a perfect introduction to counting in both English and Spanish.
  16. Folktales of Mexico by Neil Philip
    • Magical tales of enchantment and transformation, with context notes and gorgeous Mexican folk art-inspired illustrations.
  17. Maybe Something Beautiful: How Art Transformed a Neighborhood by F. Isabel Campoy and Theresa Howell
    • Quizas Algo Hermoso: Como El Arte Transforme Un Barrio By F Isabel Campoy And Theresa Howell
    • Based on the true story of the Urban Art Trail in San Diego, California, Maybe Something Beautiful reveals how art can inspire transformation—and how even the smallest artists can accomplish something big. Pick up a paintbrush and join the celebration!
  18. Mango, Abuela, and Me by Meg Medina
    • When a little girl’s far-away grandmother comes to stay, love and patience transcend language in a tender story written by acclaimed author Meg Medina.
  19. Alma and How She Got Her Name by Juana Martinez-Neal
  20. Julian and the Wedding by Jessica love
    • The star of Julián Is a Mermaid makes a joyful return—and finds a new friend—at a wedding to be remembered.
  21. Where Are You From by Yamile Saied Mendez 
    • De Donde Eres by Yamile Saied Mendez; Illustration by Jaime Kim
      • A powerful, lyrical debut picture book celebrating diversity for children from all backgrounds and of all colors, especially for kids who have ever felt like they don’t belong.
  22. Lucia la Luchadora By Cynthia Leonor Garza
    • A story about courage and cultural legacy, Lucía the Luchadora is full of pluck, daring, and heart.
  23. Salsa Lullaby By Jen Arena
    • The love in this story is palpable. The bilingual phrases sing with a fast-paced rhythm and the illustrations have as much movement and interest as any family that dances together. 
  24. Paletero Man by Lucky Diaz
    • A truly refreshing picture book about determination, kindness, ice pops—and the true meaning of being part of a community—from Latin Grammy winning musician Lucky Diaz and celebrated artist Micah Player!
  25. ¡Solo pregunta!: Sé Diferente, Sé Valiente, Sé Tú by Sonia Sotomayor *
    • En esta tierna historia que refleja la diversidad, escrita por Sonia Sotomayor, juez del Tribunal Supremo de Estados Unidos, e inspirada en su propia experiencia tras diagnosticarle diabetes durante su infancia, los lectores descubrirán cómo los niños de esta historia utilizan sus habilidades y fortalezas para trabajar juntos y aprender los unos de los otros.
  26. Abuela (Spanish Edition) by Arthur Dorros*
    • Dorros’s text seamlessly weaves Spanish words and phrases into the English narrative, retaining a dramatic quality rarely found in bilingual picture books.
  27. El último árbol by María Quintana Silva
    • A beautiful story about the importance of trees and conservation, and the small steps we can all take to care for the planet.
  28. Los deseos de Carmela by Matt de la Peña*
    • En esta nueva colaboración, Matt de la Peña y Christian Robinson, galardonados por su trabajo en Última parada de la calle Market, que ganó la Medalla Newbery y Mención de Honor Caldecott por la edición en inglés, han creado una oda, conmovedora y actual, al coraje de los soñadores y al poder de la esperanza.
  29. Me llamo Maria Isabel (My Name Is Maria Isabel) by Alma Flor Ada*
    • Para María Isabel Salazar López lo más difícil de ser la alumna recién llegada a una nueva escuela es que la maestra no la llama por su nombre. —Ya tenemos dos Marías en esta clase—le dice la maestra. —¿Por qué no te llamamos Mary?
  30. Mi Papi Tiene Una Moto by Isabel Quintero*
    • A celebration of the love between a father and daughter, and of a vibrant immigrant neighborhood, by an award-winning author and illustrator duo, now in Spanish.

Middle grade:

  1. Land of Cranes by Aida Salazar
    • From the prolific author of The Moon Within comes the heart-wrenchingly beautiful story in verse of a young Latinx girl who learns to hold on to hope and love even in the darkest of places: a family detention center for migrants and refugees.
  2. Mañanaland by Pam Muñoz Ryan
    • This timeless tale of struggle, hope, and the search for tomorrow has much to offer today about compassion and our shared humanity.
  3. The Fire Keeper (A Storm Runner Novel) by J.C. Cervantes
    • In this cleverly plotted sequel to The Storm Runner, the gang is back together again with spirited new characters, sneaky gods, Aztec royalty, unlikely alliances, and secrets darker than Zane could ever have imagined. Secrets that will change him forever.
  4. Barefoot Dreams of Petra Luna by Alda Dobbs
    • A tale of one family’s perilous journey to cross the U.S. border during the Mexican Revolution that is every bit as relevant and heartbreaking today
  5. Stella Diaz Never Gives Up by Angela Dominguez 
    • From award-winning author Angela Dominguez, the second book in the Stella Díaz chapter book series, about a shy Mexican-American girl who speaks up to make a difference in her community.
  6. Definitely Dominguita by Jerry Catasus Jennings
  7. Before We Were Free by Julia Alvarez
    • Using the strength and courage of her family, Anita must overcome her fears and fly to freedom, leaving all that she once knew behind
  8. Return To Sender By Julia Alvarez
    • In a novel full of hope, but no easy answers, Julia Alvarez weaves a beautiful and timely story that will stay with readers long after they finish it. 
  9. Lupe Wong Won’t Dance by Donna Barbs Higuera
    • Lupe Wong is going to be the first female pitcher in the Major Leagues. She needs an A in all her classes in order to meet her favorite pitcher, Fu Li Hernandez, who’s Chinacan/Mexinese just like her. So when the horror that is square dancing rears its head in gym? Obviously she’s not gonna let that slide.
  10. LEÑADORAS: Todas a Una by Noelle Stevenson*
    • Las intrépidas Leñadoras siguen en el Campamento Miss Quinzella Thiskwin Penniquiqul Thistle Crumpet para Chicas Hardcore rodeadas de toda clase de enigmas y misterios por resolver.

Young Adults:

  1. Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo
    • A powerful novel in verse about two sisters grieving the devastating loss of their father who learn about each other after his death and must grapple with what this bittersweet new bond means for them.
  2. The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo
    • The National Book Award–winning debut novel by renowned poet Elizabeth Acevedo, about a young girl in Harlem who discovers slam poetry as a way to understand her mother’s religion and her own relationship to the world
  3. With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo
    • From the author of 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. A Walter Award Honor Book and a Golden Kite Award Honor Book.
  4. Fat Chance, Charlie Vega by Crystal Maldonado
    • A sensitive, funny, and painful coming-of-age story with a wry voice and tons of chisme, Fat Chance, Charlie Vega tackles our relationships to our parents, our bodies, our cultures, and ourselves.
  5. Somewhere Between Bitter and Sweet by Laekan Zea Kemp
    • I’m Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter meets Emergency Contact in this stunning story of first love, familial expectations, the power of food, and finding where you belong.
  6. Furia by Yamile Saied Mendez
    • A powerful, #ownvoices contemporary YA for fans of The Poet X and I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter set in Argentina, about a rising soccer star who must put everything on the line—even her blooming love story—to follow her dreams.
  7. Each of Us a Desert by Mark Oshiro
    • One night, Xo’s wish is granted—in the form of Emilia, the cold and beautiful daughter of the town’s murderous conqueror. But when the two set out on a magical journey across the desert, they find their hearts could be a match… if only they can survive the nightmare-like terrors that arise when the sun goes down.
  8. Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas
    • A trans boy determined to prove his gender to his traditional Latinx family summons a ghost who refuses to leave in this Own Voices LGBT paranormal YA novel, described as “Groundbreaking” by Entertainment Weekly.
  9. Lost in the Never Woods by Aiden Thomas
    • When children start to go missing in the local woods, a teen girl must face her fears and a past she can’t remember to rescue them in this atmospheric YA novel from the author of Cemetery Boys.
  10. The New David Espinoza by Fred Aceves
    • A compelling coming-of-age Own Voices story that explores steroid abuse and body dysmorphia, from the acclaimed author of The Closest I’ve Come.
  11. The Closest I’ve Come by Fred Aceves
    • A heartbreaking and heartwarming coming of age novel about a boy who tries to be tough in a very tough neighborhood. When he joins a school program, taps in to his sensitive side and tries to break the mold he is cast in, this is The Closest He Comes to being true to himself.
  12. Bruja Born by Zoraida Cordova
    • A bus crash turns Lula’s world upside down. Her classmates are all dead, including her boyfriend Maks. But Lula was born to heal, to fix. She can bring Maks back, even if it means seeking help from her sisters and defying Death herself. But magic that defies the laws of the Deos is dangerous and when the dust settles, Maks isn’t the only one who’s been brought back.
  13. Wayward Witch by Zoraida Cordova
    • Rose has always been a fixer. But lately she’s been feeling lost; she has brand new powers that she doesn’t understand, and her family is still trying to figure out how to function in the wake of her amnesiac father’s return home. Then, on the night of her Death Day party, Rose discovers her father’s memory loss has been a lie.
  14. Mexican White Boy by Matt De La Peña
    • Newbery Award-winning and New York Times bestselling author Matt de la Peña’s Mexican WhiteBoy is a story of friendship, acceptance, and the struggle to find your identity in a world of definitions.
  15. Don’t Ask Me Where I’m From by Jennifer De Leon
    • 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.
  16. Sia Martinez and the Moonlit Beginning of Everything by Raquel Vasquez Gilliland
    • Aristotle & Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe meets Roswell by way of Laurie Halse Anderson in this astonishing, genre-bending novel about a Mexican American teen who discovers profound connections between immigration, folklore, and alien life.
  17. How Moon Fuentez Fell in Love with the Universe by Raquel Vasquez Gilliland
    • The Hating Game meets I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter in this irresistible romance starring a Mexican American teen who discovers love and profound truths about the universe when she spends her summer on a road trip across the country.
  18. Sanctuary by Paloma Mendoza and Abbt Sher
    • Co-founder of the Women’s March makes her YA debut in a near future dystopian where a young girl and her brother must escape a xenophobic government to find sanctuary.
  19. We Set the Dark on Fire by Tehlor Kay Mejia
    • In this critically acclaimed teen fantasy debut, society wife-in-training Dani has a great awakening after being recruited by rebel spies and falling for her biggest rival. Perfect for fans of The Handmaid’s Tale and Latinx authors Zoraida Cordova and Anna-Marie McLemore. 
  20. We Unleash the Merciless Storm by Tehlor Kay Mejia
    • In this nail-biting sequel to Tehlor Kay Mejia’s critically acclaimed fantasy novel We Set the Dark on Fire, La Voz operative Carmen is forced to choose between the girl she loves and the success of the rebellion she’s devoted her life to
  21. Miss Meteor by Tehlor Kay Mejia and Anna-Marie McLemore
    • Dumplin’ meets Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe in this own voices standalone novel about two best friends, two enormous secrets, and one beauty pageant.
  22. The Mirror Season by Anna-Marie McLemore
    • When two teens discover that they were both sexually assaulted at the same party, they develop a cautious friendship through her family’s possibly magical pastelería, his secret forest of otherworldly trees, and the swallows returning to their hometown.
  23. Nocturna by Maya Motayne
    • The first in a sweeping and epic debut fantasy trilogy about a face-changing thief and a risk-taking prince who must team up to defeat a powerful evil they accidentally unleashed—set in a world inspired by the author’s Dominican heritage.
  24. Oculta by Maya Motayne
    • The exhilarating sequel to the #1 Sunday Times and Los Angeles Times bestseller Nocturna, about a face-changing thief and a risk-taking prince who must reunite when a deadly enemy threatens their kingdom’s chance at establishing a global peace. Perfect for fans of Tomi Adeyemi, Sabaa Tahir, and Stephanie Garber.
  25. Dear Haiti, Love Alaine by Naika Moulite and Maritza Moulite
    • Alaine Beauparlant has heard about Haiti all her life… But the stories were always passed down from her dad—and her mom, when she wasn’t too busy with her high-profile newscaster gig. But when Alaine’s life goes a bit sideways, it’s time to finally visit Haiti herself.
  26. One of the Good Ones by Naika Moulite and Maritza Moulite
    • A shockingly powerful exploration of the lasting impact of prejudice and the indomitable spirit of sisterhood that will have readers questioning what it truly means to be an ally, from sister-writer duo Maika Moulite and Maritza Moulite, authors of Dear Haiti, Love Alaine.
  27. Anger is a Gift by Mark Oshiro
    • The trade paperback edition of the highly buzzed about YA debut from Mark Oshiro , following a boy from Oakland as he falls in love amidst the chaos of modern America.
  28. Where We Go From Here by Lucas Rocha
    • An absorbing debut novel about three gay friends in Brazil whose lives become intertwined in the face of HIV, perfect for fans of Adam Silvera and Bill Konigsberg.
  29. The Inexplicable Logic of my Life by Benjamin Alire Saenz
    • Sal used to know his place with his adoptive gay father, their loving Mexican American family, and his best friend, Samantha. But it’s senior year, and suddenly Sal is throwing punches, questioning everything, and realizing he no longer knows himself. If Sal’s not who he thought he was, who is he?
  30. I am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Frika L. Sanchez
    • 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 a sister and finding yourself amid the pressures, expectations, and stereotypes of growing up in a Mexican-American home.
  31. They Both Die at The End by Adam Silvera
    •  In a world where people receive a phone call on the day they’re going to die, Rufus and Mateo meet through an app called Last Friend and come up with a perfect plan to live their last hours to the fullest.
  32. Running by Natalia Sylvester
    • When fifteen-year-old Cuban American Mariana Ruiz’s father runs for president, Mari starts to see him with new eyes. A novel about waking up and standing up, and what happens when you stop seeing your dad as your hero—while the whole country is watching.
  33. American Street by Ibi Zoboi
    • American Street is a highly acclaimed, gritty, and moving love story, set in Detroit, about important current issues like immigration, race, and class by standout debut talent Ibi Zoboi—herself a Haitian immigrant.
  34. Pride by Ibi Zoboi
    • In a timely update of Pride and Prejudice, National Book Award finalist and author of American Street Ibi Zoboi skillfully balances cultural identity, class, and gentrification against the heady magic of first love in her vibrant reimagining of this beloved classic.
  35. Never Look Back by Lilliam Rivera
    • Eury comes to the Bronx as a girl haunted—by losing everything in Hurricane Maria and by an evil spirit, Ato, who she fears will find her in New York. Yet, for a time, she can almost set this fear aside, because there’s this boy . . .
  36. Lobizona by Romina Garber
    • Lobizona follows Manu, an undocumented immigrant confined to her home both by ICE and by her starry eyes. When her life at home falls apart, she escapes to the magical world of Kerana, where she is still, regardless of appearances, wrong.
  37. Cazadora by  Romina Garber
    • In Cazadora, the follow-up to Lobizona, Romina Garber weaves together Argentine folklore and what it means to be illegal in a timely, intimate, and emotionally powerful narrative.
  38. Once Upon A Quinceañera– Monica Gomez-Hira
    • Perfect for fans of Erica L. Sánchez and Abigail Hing Wen, this immediately accessible and irresistibly fun #ownvoices rom-com debut will spin readers into an unforgettable summer of late-night dancing, broken hearts, second chances, and telenovela twists.
  39. Dreams From Many Rivers by Margarita Engle
    • A middle grade verse history of Latinos in the United States, told through the voices of many and varied individuals ranging from Juan Ponce de León to modern-day sixth graders. Some voices are composite characters, not historical figures.
  40. Mexican Bestiary / Bestiario Mexicano by David Bowles
    • Featuring fabulous art Noé Vela, this volume serves as an introduction to the mythology of a great people as well as a tool for enhancing the literacy of language learners.

Adult:

  1. El amor en los tiempos del cólera by Gabriel García Márquez
    • Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel García Márquez
    • In their youth, Florentino Ariza and Fermina Daza fall passionately in love. When Fermina eventually chooses to marry a wealthy, well-born doctor, Florentino is devastated, but he is a romantic. As he rises in his business career he whiles away the years in 622 affairs—yet he reserves his heart for Fermina. Her husband dies at last, and Florentino purposefully attends the funeral. Fifty years, nine months, and four days after he first declared his love for Fermina, he will do so again.
  2. Cuentos sagrados de América: (The SeaRinged World Spanish Edition) by María García Esperón
    • The Sea-Ringed World: Sacred Stories of the Americas by Maria Garcia Esperon
    • Their talents have woven this collection of stories from nations and cultures across our two continents—the Sea-Ringed World, as the Aztecs called it—from the edge of Argentina all the way up to Alaska.
  3. Berta Isla by Javier Marías
    • From award-winning, internationally best-selling Spanish writer, author of The Infatuations, comes a gripping novel of intrigue and missed chances–at once a spy story and a profound examination of a marriage founded on secrets and lies.
  4. Cantoras by Carolina De Robertis
  5. El libro de los americanos desconocidos by Cristina Henríquez
    • Dos familias cuyas esperanzas chocan con el destino. Y una extraordinaria novela que nos ofrece una poderosa y nueva definición de lo que significa ser americano.
  6. De cómo las muchachas García perdieron el acento by Julia Alvarez
  7. El Libro de Rosy by Rosayra Pablo Cruz and Julie Schwietert Collazo
    • The Book of Rosy : A Mother’s Story of Separation at the Border by Rosayra Pablo Cruz and Julie Schwietert Collazo
    • A searing tale of the human lives behind the Trump administration-made immigration crisis, written by two remarkable mothers—a Central American woman whose children were taken from her by the United States government at the southern border, and the American who helped reunite the family.
  8. Eva Luna by Isabel Allende
    • En Eva Luna, su tercera novela, Isabel Allende recupera su país a través de la memoria y la imaginación.
  9. Largo Pétalo De Mar by Isabel Allende
    • A Long Petal of the Sea by Isabel Allende
    • From the New York Times bestselling author of The House of the Spirits, this epic novel spanning decades and crossing continents follows two young people as they flee the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War in search of a new place to call home.
  10. Fiebre Tropical by Juliana Delgado Lopera
    • Lit by the hormonal neon glow of Miami, this heady, multilingual debut novel follows a Colombian teenager’s coming-of-age and coming out as she plunges headfirst into lust and evangelism.
  11. La Granja by Joanne Ramos
    • The Farm by Joanne Ramos
    • Heartbreaking, gripping, provocative, The Farm pushes our thinking on motherhood, money, and merit to the extremes, and raises crucial questions about the trade-offs women will make to fortify their futures and the futures of those they love.
  12. Las Caras de la Suerte by Cristina García
    • A fines de los años sesenta, tres adolescentes de varios rincones del planeta tratan de encontrar su lugar en el mundo: el cubano Enrique Florit, que vive en el sur de California con su padre, un mago extravagante; Marta Claros, que se las arregla para subsistir en un tugurio de San Salvador; Leila Rezvani, hija de una acomodada familia de un cirujano en Teherán.
  13. Los Falcón by Melissa Rivero
    • Una impresionante novela debut sobre la lucha de una joven madre peruana indocumentada que está dispuesta a darlo todo por su familia y su nueva vida en Nueva York.
  14. Dreaming in Cuban by Cristina Garcia
    • Cristina García’s acclaimed book is the haunting, bittersweet story of a family experiencing a country’s revolution and the revelations that follow.
  15. Citizen Illegal by Jose Olivarez.
    • Citizen Illegal is a revealing portrait of life as a first generation immigrant, a celebration of Chicano joy, a shout against erasure, and a vibrant re-imagining of Mexican American life.
  16. Guillotine by Eduardo Corral
    • In the sequence “Testaments Scratched into Water Station Barrels,” with Corral’s seamless integration of Spanish and English, poems curve around the surfaces upon which they are written, overlapping like graffiti left by those who may or may not have survived crossing the border.
  17. Latinext
    • Poets speak from an array of nationalities, genders, sexualities, races, and writing styles, staking a claim to our cultural and civic space. Like Hip-Hop, we honor what was, what is, and what’s next.
  18. Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
    • Mexican Gothic is about a debutante in 1950s Mexico braving a dreary mansion to save her cousin, who married into an English family that drains her both physically and spiritually. Things get spooky, then blood-curdling.
  19. Sabrina & Corina by Kali Fajardo-Anstine
    • A haunting debut story collection on friendship, mothers and daughters, and the deep-rooted truths of our homelands, centered on Latinas of indigenous descent that shines a new light on the American West.
  20. Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado
    • Earthy and otherworldly, antic and sexy, queer and caustic, comic and deadly serious, Her Body and Other Parties swings from horrific violence to the most exquisite sentiment
  21. Light in the Dark by Gloria Anzaldua
    • Light in the Dark is the culmination of Gloria E. Anzaldúa’s mature thought and the most comprehensive presentation of her philosophy. Focusing on aesthetics, ontology, epistemology, and ethics, it contains several developments in her many important theoretical contributions.
  22. The Distance Between Us By Reyna Grande
    • Funny, heartbreaking, and lyrical, The Distance Between Us poignantly captures the confusion and contradictions of childhood, reminding us that the joys and sorrows we experience are imprinted on the heart forever, calling out to us of those places we first called home.
  23. Native Country Of The Heart: A Memoir By Cherríe Moraga
    • From the celebrated editor of This Bridge Called My Back, Cherríe L. Moraga charts her own coming-of-age alongside her mother’s decline, and also tells the larger story of the MexicanAmerican diaspora.
  24. Postcolonial Love Poem by Natalie Diaz
    • Postcolonial Love Poem unravels notions of American goodness and creates something more powerful than hope—in it, a future is built, future being a matrix of the choices we make now, and in these poems, Diaz chooses love.
  25. Tender is the Flesh by Agustina Bazterrica; Sarah Moses (Translated by)
    • Working at the local processing plant, Marcos is in the business of slaughtering humans—though no one calls them that anymore.
Happy Latinx Heritage Month!

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