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RECOMMENDED BY MRS. PEREDO! 


Picture books:
Paletero Man - Lucky Diaz 
Carmela Full of Wishes - Matt de la Peña
Areli is a Dreamer - Areli Morales
Alma and How She Got Her Name - Juana Martinez-Neal
I Am Frida Kahlo - Brad Meltzer
The Legend of the Poinsettia - Tomie dePaola
Marisol McDonald Doesn’t Match - Monica Brown
Let Me Help! - Alma Flor Ada
Maybe Something Beautiful: How Art Transformed a Neighborhood - Isabel Campoy and Theresa Howell
Welcome to my Neighborhood!: A Barrio Abc - Hudes Quiara Alegría, & Arihara, S. 
From my Window - Júnior Otávio 
Sing with Me: The Story of Selena Quintanilla - Diana Lopez
Say It With Me (Dilo Conmigo) - Nancy S. Torres
My Papi has a Motorcycle - Isabel Quintero
Turning Pages: My Life Story - Sonia Sotomayor
Islandborn - Junot Díaz 
Lucía the Luchadora - Cynthia Leonor Garza
 
Older students:
Esperanza Rising - Pam Muñoz Ryan
The Beloved Worlds of Sonia Sotomayor - Sonia Sotomayor
The House on Mango Street - Sandra Cisneros 
Bravo!: Poems About Amazing Hispanics - Margarita Engle
Love Sugar Magic: A Dash of Trouble - Anna Meriano
Octopus Stew - Eric Velasquez

 

RECOMMENDED BY MR. TAPIA!


Breaking Through - Francisco Jimenez
La mariposa - Francisco Jimenez
Midnight War - Mateo Martinez
Like Water for Chocolate - Laura Esquivel
Mango Moon - Diane de Anda
Gustavo the Shy Ghost - Flavia Z. Drago
Chato & the Party Animals - Gary Soto
Chato’s Kitchen - Gary Soto 
Too Many Tamales - Gary Soto
The Skirt - Gary Soto

FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY!

La Frontera: El viaje con papa - Deborah Mills, Alfredo Alva, Claudia Navarro

Mexican Gothic - Silvia Moreno-Garcia

​La Princesa and the Pea — Susan Middleton Elya
Alma and How She Got Her Name — Juana Martinez-Neal
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe — Benjamin Alire Saenz
Un Dia de Nieve/The Snowy Day — Ezra Jack Keats
Juana and Lucas — Juana Medina
Sofia Valdez Future Prez — Andrea Beatty, David Roberts
Call Me Maria — Judith Ortiz Cofer
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao — Junot Diaz