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Hispanic Heritage Month Resources

READ - ARTICLES & NONFICTION

 When I Was Puerto Rican: A Memoir by: Esmeralda Santiago

READ - FICTION

Make Your Home Among Strangers by: Jennine Capó Crucet 
 
The House on Mango Street by: Sandra Cisneros 
 
A Cup of Water Under My Bed by: Daisy Hernández 
 
By Night in Chile by: Roberto Bolaño
 
Cool Salsa by: Lori Marie Carlson 
 
The Book of Unknown Americans by: Cristina Henriquez
 
Caramelo by: Sandra Cisneros
 
 
Waiting for the Biblioburro by: Monica Brown, illustrated by John Parra
Harvesting Hope: The Story of Cesar Chavez by: Kathleen Krull, illustrated by Yuyi Morales
The Pregnancy Project by: Gaby Rodriguez & Jenna Glatzer
 
                                    by: Alma Flor Ada and F. Isabel Campoy, illustrated by David Diaz 
 
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by: Benjamin Alire Saenz
 
 
Gabi, a Girl in Pieces by: Isabel Quintero
 
 The Weight of Feathers by: Anna-Marie McLemore 
 
 
Viva Frida by: Tim O'Meara 

 

 

 

 

Check out the links below for Hispanic Heritage booklists suitable for elementary school children and young adults! 

http://www.colorincolorado.org/books-authors/books-kids/hispanic-heritage-booklists

http://www.colorincolorado.org/books-authors/books-young-adults/hispanic-heritage-booklists-young-adults

 

WATCH - TV

 

Check out the trailer to the show below! 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3JPNVHRNCrY&feature=youtu.be

 

Check out the trailer to the show below!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cQnXknnCdoc

 

 

 

Check out the trailer to this show below!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tnAWeIdIDyk

LISTEN - MUSIC

LISTEN - PODCASTS

https://www.hispanicheritagemonth.gov/audio-and-video/

​​Great link for more resources!