Category Archives: Latinx

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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Falling Short by Ernesto Cisneros

Falling Short by Ernesto Cisneros. Quill Tree Press, 2022. 9780062881748 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or starred review) 4.5 Format: Paperback ARC Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Marco and Isaac are best friends and … Continue reading

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The Turning Pointe by Vanessa L. Torres

The Turning Pointe by Vanessa L. Torres. Alfred A. Knopf, 2022. 9780593426135 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book?  Rosa, a talented Mexican-American dancer, … Continue reading

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Barefoot Dreams of Petra Luna by Alda P. Dobbs

Barefoot Dreams of Petra Luna by Alda P. Dobbs. Sourcebooks, 2021. 9781728234656 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Historical fiction What did you like about the book? Petra and her small family, her … Continue reading

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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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