Books in the Spotlight!


Children’s Booklist

The Beautiful Lady: Our Lady of Guadalupe by Pat Mora

Beautiful illustrations accompany the retelling of one of Mexico’s most loved and celebrated stories.  J 232.91 Mo



The Moon is La Luna: Silly Rhymes in English and Spanish by Jay M. Harris

When Spike, a tiny salamander, practices being the monster he believes he is, other animals call him cute and funny but when a gila monster arrives, Spike shows his true nature.  E Harris



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Just for Teens Booklist

Flowers in the Sky by Lynn Joseph

Fifteen-year-old, Nina Perez likes living in the Dominican Republic, but her mom sends her to New York City with her older brother Darrio.  Adjusting to life in the U.S. is hard for Nina in this coming of age story.  YA Hispanic Heritage Joseph



To Selena, With Love by Chris Perez

This biography written by the Mexican singer’s husband covers the personal and professional life of Selena, a singer-songwriter, fashion designer and entrepreneur.  Hispanic Heritage Biography Selena



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