Americas Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature, Commended
Pedro Zamora changed lives.When the HIV-positive AIDS educator appeared on MTV’s The Real World: San Francisco, he taught millions of viewers about being gay...
Growing up Latino in America means speaking two languages, living two lives, learning the rules of two cultures. Cool Salsa celebrates the tones, rhythms,...
Red Hot Salsa
i think in spanish
i write in english
i want to go back to puerto rico,
but i wonder if my kink could live
in ponce, mayagüez and carolina
This lovingly gathered bilingual Spanish/ English collection includes traditional favorite nursery rhymes, lullabies, and tongue-twisting verse from South...
Famous tales refashioned in Latin American settings
Eleven classic tales are retold with an injection of Latino culture, providing a twist on the...
A Reading Rainbow Featured Selection
Every Saturday, Maria Lili looks forward to making chicken sancocho with her grandparents Mama Ana and Papa Angelino....
My little girls,
You will grow up and marry
a grown boy.
You will grow up....
I will look for molas,
Molas for the little girls.
"A glimpse of life in central Mexico is offered through the embroidery of women in the area; their landscapes and portraits of daily life, past and present,...
Every day I tell Mama,
I want to go home.
Every day she tells me,
We are home, Angelina.
New York is home now.
Angelina’s heart aches for Jamaica, and...
My name is Sadie
and I live in Harlem
with my mother
and my little sister, Julie.
Sadie likes living in her grandmother’s brownstone, where she has her...