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Books That Honor Hispanic Heritage Month

Check out Scholastic librarian Deimosa Webber-Bey's curated list of titles for all ages inspired by Hispanic Heritage Month.
on September 21, 2017
 

In the eleventh installment of our Facebook Live video series Live From Our Library, Scholastic Librarian Deimosa Webber-Bey recommended books either featuring Hispanic characters or written by Hispanic authors in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month (from Sept. 15-Oct. 15). From learning about Latin American culture to exploring the Spanish language, teach your child learn about the significance behind this month by taking a look at these titles below.

You can also watch the Live Chat here:


 

 

PreK


ABC a la Moda
by Simone Massoni (ABCs of Fashion)


The Seasons
Las Estaciones by Ilaria Falorsi


Clifford: La Collecion
by Norman Bridwell

Kindergarten - 2nd Grade


Tia Isa Wants a Car
by Meg Medina


Nosotros
by Paloma Valdivia


Eric & Julieta: Julieta Goes to School
by Isabel Munoz


The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet!
By Carmen Agra Deedy and Eugene Yelchin

3rd - 5th Grade


(El dia que Maria perdio la voz) The Day Maria Lost Her Voice
 
by Javier Peñalosa M.


Emma is on the Air: Showtime!
 
by Ida Siegal


Golden Tales
by Lulu Delacre

6th - 8th Grade


Before We Were Free by Julia Alvarez


Esperanza Rising
by Pam Munoz Ryan


The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano by Sonia Manzano

High School


Disappeared by Francisco Stork



Shadowhouse Fall
by Daniel Jose Older


Life, After
by Sarah Darer Littman

Adult
 


The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz



Rainbow Boys
by Alex Sanchez
 

Deimosa's Favorites


Flavors of the Americas by Ana Maria Pavez

 

In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez

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