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Top 10 Latinx Books In Honor of Hispanic Heritage Month


The Poet X

The Poet X

Winner of the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature, the Michael L. Printz Award, and the Pura Belpré Award!

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$14.97

The Book of Lost Saints

The Book of Lost Saints

The Book of Lost Saints is an evocative multigenerational Cuban-American family story of revolution, loss, and family bonds from New York Times-bestselling author Daniel José Older.

amazon.com

$18.89

Itzá

Itzá

In her debut novella, Rios de la Luz examines the lives of a small family of water witches living near the US-Mexico border. Exploring issues of race and trauma along with beauty and magic, Itzá is a powerful reclamation of body and identity.

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$11.99

Cantoras: A novel

Cantoras: A novel

"Cantoras is a stunning lullaby to revolution—and each woman in this novel sings it with a deep ferocity. Again and again, I was lifted, then gently set down again—either through tears, rage, or laughter. Days later, I am still inside this song of a story." —Jacqueline Woodson, National Book Award–winning author.

amazon.com

$23.28

How to Fold a Taco

How to Fold a Taco

"by Naibe Reynoso: Reynoso is known for penning books that honor Latinx culture. Her newest title is an imaginative and whimsical children’s book that explores the many different ways to fold a taco with a helpful hand from an odd crew of characters, including a dragon and a wrestler.

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$18.99

We Set the Dark on Fire

We Set the Dark on Fire

“We Set the Dark on Fire burns bright. It will light the way for a new generation of rebels and lovers.” —NPR “Mejia pens a compelling, gripping story that mirrors real world issues of immigration and equality.” —Buzzfeed

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$12.49

Felíz New Year, Ava Gabriela!

Felíz New Year, Ava Gabriela!

by Alexandra Alessandri: This children’s picture book follows a shy young girl who is visiting her extended family in Colombia for New Year’s Eve. She’s introduced to family traditions and finds her place among her people.

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$16.99

What Would Frida Do?: A Guide to Living Boldly

What Would Frida Do?: A Guide to Living Boldly

This contemporary guide to living life boldly was inspired by the life of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. The feminist icon remains a symbol for the intersection of creativity and bold political views. Each chapter focuses on an intimate story from Frida’s life and encourages readers to live fearlessly and overcome obstacles.

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$25.00

Living Color: Angie Rubio Stories

Living Color: Angie Rubio Stories

Miscolta’s series of stories follow Angie from kindergarten to high school as she navigates life as a Mexican-American during the Cold War, Civil Rights movement, the Cuban missile crisis, Beatlemania, and more. Angie often feels invisible in the white-dominated society of the U.S.

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$17.99

FINDING LATINX: In Search of the Voices Redefining Latino Identity

FINDING LATINX: In Search of the Voices Redefining Latino Identity

Activist and journalist Ramos takes readers on an across-country travelogue in search of communities of people with Latin American heritage to learn how they define the controversial term, “Latinx.”

amazon.com

$16.95


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