20 September 2016

Suggested Reading: Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month began September 15 and continues through mid-October. Of course, Hispanic heritage should be celebrated year-round, and here are some books to kick off that celebration.

Picture Books

Just In Case: A Trickster Tale and Spanish Alphabet Book
written and illustrated by Yuyi Morales

Harvesting Hope: The Story of Cesar Chavez
written by Kathleen Krull
illustrated by Yuyi Morales

Gauchada
written by C. Drew Lamm
illustrated by Fabian Negrin

Chapter Books

Before We Were Free*
written by Julia Alvarez

Frida ¡Viva la vida! Long Live Life!
written by Carmen T. Bernier-Grand

Illegal*
written by Bettina Restrepo

Happy reading!

For the purposes of the Suggested Reading posts, chapter books refers to any books with chapters. Those that are appropriate for teens are marked with an asterisk.

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