Category Archives: Latinx

Miss Quinces by Kat Fajardo

Miss Quinces by Kat Fajardo. Scholastic, 2022. 9781338535587  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: ARC (4/22 pub date) Genre:  Realistic fiction/graphic novel What did you like about the book? Sue is bummed to miss out … Continue reading

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Mambo Mucho Mambo! The Dance That Crossed Color Lines by Dean Robbins, illustrated by Eric Velasquez

Mambo Mucho Mambo! The Dance That Crossed Color Lines by Dean Robbins, illustrated by Eric Velasquez. Candlewick Press, 2021. 9781536206081 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4  Format: Hardcover What did you like about the book?This … Continue reading

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Everything Within and In Between by Nikki Barthelmess

Everything Within and In Between by Nikki Barthelmess. HarperTeen, 2021. 9780062976901 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book?  Ri and her grandmother live in … Continue reading

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Once Upon A Quinceañera by Monica Gomez-Hira

Once Upon A Quinceañera by Monica Gomez-Hira. HarperTeen, 2021. 9780062996831 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction, romance What did you like about the book?  Carmen manages to graduate from high … Continue reading

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Living Beyond Borders: Growing Up Mexican in America edited by Margarita Longoria

Living Beyond Borders: Growing Up Mexican in America edited by Margarita Longoria. Philomel Books, Penguin Random House, 2021. 9780593204979 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Short stories What did you like about … Continue reading

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Alicia Alonso Dances On by Rose Viña, illustrated by Gloria Félix

Alicia Alonso Dances On by Rose Viña, illustrated by Gloria Félix. Albert Whitman, 2021. 9780807514542 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Uncorrected proof Genre: Biography What did you like about the book? Alicia Alonso … Continue reading

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Don’t Ask Me Where I’m From – by Jennifer De Leon, illustrated by Elena Garnu

 Don’t Ask Me Where I’m From – by Jennifer De Leon, illustrated by Elena Garnu, Atheneum (an imprint of Simon & Schuster), 9781534438248, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction What … Continue reading

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Sia Martinez and the Moonlit Beginning of Everything – by Raquel Vasquez Gilliland

  Sia Martinez and the Moonlit Beginning of Everything – by Raquel Vasquez Gilliland, Simon Pulse (an imprint of Simon & Schuster), 9781534448636, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction/ SF … Continue reading

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Who Was Celia Cruz? – Pam Pollack & Meg Belviso, illustrated by Jake Murray

  Who Was Celia Cruz? – Pam Pollack & Meg Belviso, illustrated by Jake Murray, Penguin Random House LLC, 9780448488691, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review): 4  What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Wayward Witch – Zoraida Córdova

 Wayward Witch – Zoraida Córdova, Sourcebooks Fire, 9781492650683, 2020 Format: Paperback Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review)  5 Genre:  Fantasy  What did you like about the book?  As a lover of Sabrina the teenage witch and … Continue reading

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