September 15 – October 15 recognizes the history and culture of the U.S. Latinx and Hispanic communities. The celebration commemorates how those communities have influenced and contributed to American society at large. Celebrate this Hispanic Heritage Month with these books.
Sombrero Azul, Sombrero Verde
By Sandra Boynton
Ages 1 to 5
Tres animales serios y un pavo desorientado aprenden de colores y ropa en este clásico cuento de Sandra Boynton.
Adapted by Cala Spinner, Illustrated by Alex Cho
Ages 3 to 7
Vivo sets off on a musical journey in this 8×8 storybook that’s sure to delight young fans.
Journey to Miami
Adapted by Patty Michaels, Illustrated by Derek Ortega
Ages 5 to 7
Journey to Miami with Vivo in this Level 2 Ready-to-Read based on the movie.
By Terry Catasus Jennings, Illustrated by Fatima Anaya
Ages 6 to 9
This heartwarming chapter book series features a young Cuban American girl who finds adventure based on the classics she read with her beloved abuela.
By Mandy Gonzalez
Ages 8 to 12
Middle schoolers will love this spooky novel from Hamilton and Broadway star Mandy Gonzalez, telling the story of a group of young thespians who must face the ghost haunting their theater.
How Moon Fuentez Fell in Love With The Universe
By Raquel Vasquez Gilliland
Ages 14 and up
Irresistible romance touches a Mexican American teen who discovers love and profound truths about the universe.