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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Recreational Reading Collection

Book Lists

  • Books to Read for Latinx Heritage Month
    Join us in celebrating Latinx and Hispanic authors, creators and trailblazers whose stories are redefining identity and shaping today’s culture, from music to politics and everything in between. Share these incredible stories year-round using the hashtag #IAmLaCultura.
  • LGBTQ Latinx Students Share 12 Must-Reads
    LGBTQ Latinx members of GLSEN’s National Student Council compiled a list of books, ranging from children’s books to autobiographies, that shed light on LGBTQ Latinx identities. Importantly, these books explore LGBTQ and Latinx identities as overlapping rather than separate, showing the multiplicity of experiences within these identities.
  • ¡Viva! YA Literature for Hispanic Heritage Month
    Hispanic Heritage Month presents the opportunity to showcase literature in which many of our readers see their personal and unique experiences reflected, celebrated, and made visible to the world around them. Here are a few titles for you to enjoy that feature Hispanic/Latino characters and/or are written by Hispanic/Latino authors. ¡Viva!
  • GoodReads Hispanic Authors Booklist
    GoodReads list of popular books featuring Hispanic authors

Select Book Awards

  • Américas Award
    Children’s and young adult books that portray Latin America, the Caribbean, or Latinx in the United States
  • The Pura Belpré Award
    Books that best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth
  • Tomás Rivera Book Award
    Books highlighting Mexican American characters and experiences