Alma and How She Got Her Name by Juana Martinez-Neal (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 2018-04-10
When Alma Sofia Esperanza José Pura Candela asks her father why she has so many names, she hears the story of her name and learns about her grandparents.
I Pledge Allegiance by Pat Mora; Libby Martinez; Patrice Barton (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 2014-04-22
Libby and her great-aunt, Lobo, both learn the Pledge of Allegiance--Libby for school, and Lobo for her U.S. citizenship ceremony
Maya's Blanket by Monica Brown; David Diaz (Illustrator); Adriana Domínguez
Publication Date: 2015-08-15
Based on a Yiddish folk song, a young girl's cherished baby blanket becomes old and worn over time and she finds new ways to use it as she grows up.
Rudas by Yuyi Morales
Publication Date: 2016-10-18
Señoras y señores, niños y niñas, the time has come to welcome the spectacular, two-of-a-kind . . . LAS HERMANITAS!
Niño by Yuyi Morales (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 2013-06-04
Señoras y Señores, put your hands together for the fantastic, spectacular, one of a kind . . . Niño!
Marisol McDonald and the Clash Bash/Marisol Mddonald y la Fiesta Sin Igual by Monica Brown; Sara Palacios (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 2013-09-20
Bilingual English/Spanish. Marisol McDonald turns eight and throws a fabulously mismatched party.
Marisol Mcdonald and the Monster by Monica Brown; Sara Palacios (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 2016-05-15
Bilingual English/Spanish. Free-spirited Marisol confronts her fear of monsters and unfamiliar nighttime noises.
Marisol Mcdonald Doesn't Match / Marisol Mcdonald no Combina by Monica Brown; Sara Palacios (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 2013-04-01
Marisol McDonald has flaming red hair and nut-brown skin. Polka dots and stripes are her favorite combination.
Abuelo by Arthur Dorros; Raúl Colón (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 2014-04-22
Together, a young boy and his abuelo (grandfather) go camping, ride horses, and even confront a mountain lion. Soon, the boy's family moves to the city from the country, away from Abuelo, and it is the boy's memories that help him adjust to his new life.
A Gift from Abuela by Cecilia Ruiz (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 2018-08-07
The first time Abuela held Niña, her heart overflowed with tenderness. And as Niña grows up, she and Abuela have a lot of fun doing simple things. Abuela decides that she wants to buy Niña a special treat, so she saves a little bit of her money every week. But then something terrible happens, and Abuela's dream of a surprise for Niña seems impossible. Luckily, the time they spend together and the love they have for each other are the best gifts of all
Mango, Abuela, and Me by Meg Medina; Angela Dominguez (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 2015-08-25
An endearing tale from an award-winning duo that speaks loud and clear about learning new things and the love that bonds family members.
Abuela by Arthur Dorros; Elisa Kleven (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 1991-09-12
While riding on a bus with her grandmother, a little girl imagines that they are carried up into the sky and fly over the sights of New York City.
Marta! Big and Small by Jen Arena; Angela Dominguez (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 2016-08-23
In this story that incorporates Spanish words, Marta explores the world of opposites and animals.
Green Is a Chile Pepper by Roseanne Greenfield Thong; John Parra (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 2014-02-18
In this lively picture book, children discover a world of colors all around them: red is spices and swirling skirts, yellow is masa, tortillas, and sweet corn cake. Many of the featured objects are Latino in origin, and all are universal in appeal.
Round Is a Tortilla by Roseanne Greenfield Thong; John Parra (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 2013-03-19
In this lively picture book, children discover a world of shapes all around them: rectangles are ice-cream carts and stonemetates, triangles are slices of watermelon andquesadillas. Many of the featured objects are Latino in origin, and all are universal in appeal.
Lola's Fandango by Anna Witte; Josée Masse (Illustrator); Micha Archer (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 2011-09-01
After learning how to dance a style of flamenco known as the fandango, Lola plans a surprise for her mother's birthday.
Information Picture Books
Drum Dream Girl by Margarita Engle; Rafael López (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 2015-03-31
The childhood of Millo Castro Zaldarriaga, a Chinese-African-Cuban girl who broke Cuba's traditional taboo against female drummers,Drum Dream Girl tells an inspiring true story for dreamers everywhere.
Separate Is Never Equal by Duncan Tonatiuh
Publication Date: 2014-05-06
Almost 10 years before Brown vs. Board of Education, Sylvia Mendez and her parents helped end school segregation in California.
Viva Frida by Yuyi Morales; Tim O'Meara (Photographer)
Publication Date: 2014-09-02
Frida Kahlo, one of the world's most famous and unusual artists is revered around the world.
Bread Is for Eating by David Gershator; Phillis Gershator; Emma Shaw-Smith (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 1995-04-15
A bilingual, rhythmic celebration of bread, from farmer to baker.
Harvesting Hope by Kathleen Krull; Yuyi Morales (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 2003-03-01
Cesar Chavez is known as one of America's greatest civil rights leaders. When he led a 340-mile peaceful protest march through California, he ignited a cause and improved the lives of thousands of migrant farmworkers.
Funny Bones by Duncan Tonatiuh
Publication Date: 2015-08-25
Funny Bones tells the story of how the amusing calaveras--skeletons performing various everyday or festive activities--came to be. They are the creation of Mexican artist José Guadalupe (Lupe) Posada (1852-1913).
Sonia Sotomayor by Jonah Winter; Edel Rodriguez (Illustrator); Argentina Palacios Ziegler (Translator)
Publication Date: 2009-11-10
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.
My Family Adventure by Jacqueline Jules; Kim Smith (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 2015-02-01
Follow 7-year-old Sofia Martinez as she deals with her family and daily adventures.
How Tía Lola Came to Visit Stay by Julia Alvarez
Publication Date: 2002-08-13
Although ten-year-old Miguel is at first embarrassed by his colorful aunt, Tia Lola, when she comes to Vermont from the Dominican Republic to stay with his mother, his sister, and him after his parents' divorce, he learns to love her.
Stella Diaz Has Something to Say by Angela Dominguez
Publication Date: 2018-01-16
Stella Díaz loves marine animals and her family. Trouble is, her best friend Jenny is in another class this year, and Stella feels very lonely and has just discovered she's an "alien". Shy, but smart Stella will have to find a way to say something.
My Life in Pictures by Deborah Zemke
Publication Date: 2016-03-08
When budding artist Bea Garcia's best friend moves to Australia and a loud, rambunctious boy moves into her old house, Bea must learn to make new friends.