Category Archives: Latinx

Our Shadows Have Claws edited by Yamile Saied Mendez and Amparo Ortix, illustrated by Ricardo Lopez Ortiz

Our Shadows Have Claws edited by Yamile Saied Mendez and Amparo Ortix, illustrated by Ricardo Lopez Ortiz. Workman Publishing, 2022. 9781643751832 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Horror What did you like … Continue reading

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La Casita de Esperanza by Terry Catasús Jennings,  illustrated by Raúl Colón

La Casita de Esperanza by Terry Catasús Jennings,  illustrated by Raúl Colón. Holiday House, 2022. 9780823452033 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book?  Simultaneously published … Continue reading

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Merci Suárez Plays It Cool by Meg Medina

Merci Suárez Plays It Cool by Meg Medina. Candlewick Press, 2022. 9781536219463 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book?  As she begins 8th grade … Continue reading

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The Little House of Hope by Terry Catasús Jennings, illustrations by Raúl Colón

The Little House of Hope by Terry Catasús Jennings, illustrations by Raúl Colón. Neal Porter Books, Holiday House, 2022. 9780823447169 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book Genre: Realistic fiction What did … Continue reading

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Invisible by Christina Diaz Gonzalez, illustrated by Gabriela Epstein

Invisible by Christina Diaz Gonzalez, illustrated by Gabriela Epstein. Scholastic Press, 2022. 9781338194548 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: ARC (publication date 8/2/22) graphic novel Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Lulu and Milagro’s Search for Clarity by Angela Velez

Lulu and Milagro’s Search for Clarity by Angela Velez. Balzer + Bray, 2022. 9780063071780 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Sisters Lulu and … Continue reading

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The Lesbiana’s Guide to Catholic School by Sonora Reyes

The Lesbiana’s Guide to Catholic School by Sonora Reyes. Balzer + Bray, HarperCollins, 2022. 9780063060234 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book?  Yamilet and … Continue reading

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Does My Body Offend You? by Mayra Cuevas and Narie Marquardt

Does My Body Offend You? by Mayra Cuevas and Narie Marquardt. Alfred A. Knopf, 2022. 9780593425855 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book?  After … Continue reading

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The Other Side of the River by Alda P. Dobbs

The Other Side of the River by Alda P. Dobbs. Sourcebooks Young Readers, 2022. 9781728238449 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or starred review) 5 Format: Paperback ARC Genre: Historical fiction What did you like about the book? Petra Luna, … Continue reading

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Tía Fortuna’s New Home/El Nuevo Hogar de Tía Fortuna by Ruth Behar,  illustrated by Devon Holzwarth

Tía Fortuna’s New Home: A Jewish Cuban Journey by Ruth Behar,  illustrated by Devon Holzwarth. Alfred A. Knopf, 2022. 9780593172421 El Nuevo Hogar de Tía Fortuna: Una Historia Judía-Cubana escrito por Ruth Behar, ilustrado por Devon Holzwarth, traducido por Yanitzia … Continue reading

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