Books to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Hear My Voice

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by reading some of these great titles available on Hoopla with your WNPL card!

¡Vamos! Let’s Go Eat by Raúl the Third

Little Lobo and Bernabé, his dog, gather tacos, frutas picadas, cuernos, and more and deliver them to los luchadores preparing for Lucha Libre.

¡Vamos! Let’s Go To The Market by Raúl the Third

Little Lobo and Bernabe, his dog, deliver supplies to vendors at the Mercado, a busy border town market.

Separate Is Never Equal : Sylvia Mendez and Her Family’s Fight for Desegregation by Duncan Tonatiuh

Years before the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling Brown v. Board of Education, Sylvia Mendez, an eight-year-old girl of Mexican and Puerto Rican heritage, played an instrumental role in Mendez v. Westminster, the landmark desegregation case of 1946 in California.

Hear My Voice/Escucha Mi Voz

A moving picture book for older children and families that introduces a difficult topic, amplifying the voices and experiences of immigrant children detained at the border between Mexico and the US. The children’s actual words (from publicly available court documents) are assembled to tell one heartbreaking story, in both English and Spanish (back to back). 

Yes! We Are Latinos! by Alma Flor Ada, F. Isabel Campoy, David Diaz

A collection of stories in the form of narrative poems about young Latino’s immigrant experiences in the United States along with informative nonfiction sections outlining history, culture, triumphs and challenges of the Latino people.