Cuban/Cuban American

A Song of Frutas

by Margarita Engle

Age 04 or older

Themes: Celebration & Commemoration, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Generation: 2nd, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Captain Dom’s Treasure, Definitely Dominguita #2

by Terry Catasus Jennings

Age 06 or older

Themes: Bilingual Character, Cross-Group Friendship, Generation: 2nd, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Celia Cruz, Queen of Salsa

by Veronica Chambers

Age 06 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Parents, Historical, The Arts

Don’t Date Rosa Santos

by Nina Moreno

Age 14 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Dating, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Family Relationship: Parents, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Enchanted Air

by Margarita Engle

Age 12 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Parents, Historical, Multiracial Identity

Floating on Mama’s Song / Flotando en la cancion de mama

by Laura Lacamara

Age 05 or older

Themes: Bilingual Book: Spanish/English, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Family Relationship: Parents, The Arts

Good-bye Havana, Hola New York!

by Edie Colon

Age 05 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Grandparents, Family Relationship: Parents, Family Separation: Living with Other Family or Friends, Immigrant: Reunion of Family

Knight of the Cape: Definitely Dominguita , #1

by Terry Catasus Jennings

Age 06 or older

Themes: Allyship, Bilingual Character, Community Action, Cross-Group Friendship, Education & Literacy, Educator Resource, Engagement Tool: I'm Your Neighbor Books Created, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Generation: 2nd, Generational Differences: Gender Roles, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Lucky Broken Girl

by Ruth Behar

Age 09 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Friendship, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st, Multiracial Identity, Religious Background: Jewish, The Arts

Merci Suarez Can’t Dance

by Meg Medina

Age 09 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Dating, Cross-Group Friendship, The Arts

Merci Suarez Changes Gears

by Meg Medina

Age 09 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Grandparents, Family Relationship: Siblings

Merci Suarez se pone las pilas

by Meg Medina

Age 09 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Grandparents, Family Relationship: Parents, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Refugee

by Alan Gratz

Age 09 or older

Themes: Historical, Refugee Journey, Refugee: Asylee, Refugee: Persecution, Refugee: War/Conflict, Religious Background: Jewish, Religious Background: Muslim

Running

by Natalia Sylvester

Age 12 or older

Themes: Bilingual Character, Family Relationship: Parents, Multiracial Identity

Strange Birds: A Field Guide to Ruffling Feathers

by Celia C. Perez

Age 09 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Friendship, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st, Multiracial Identity

The Dream Weaver

by Reina Luz Alegre

Age 10 or older

Themes: Death of Family or Friend, Family Relationship: Parents, Family Relationship: Siblings, Generation: 2nd, Own Voices/Lived Experience

The Red Umbrella

by Christina Diaz Gonzalez

Age 09 or older

Themes: Adoption, Family Relationship: Parents, Family Separation: Living with Other Family or Friends, Historical, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Refugee: Persecution, Unaccompanied Minors

The Total Eclipse of Nestor Lopez

by Adrianna Cuevas

Age 08 or older

Themes: Award Winner, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Family Relationship: Parents, Fantasy & Folklore, Own Voices/Lived Experience

This Train Is Being Held

by Ismee Williams

Age 13 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Dating, Discrimination: Racial, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st, Generational Differences: Dating, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Tia Isa Wants A Car

by Meg Medina

Age 06 or older

Themes: Educator Resource, Engagement Tool: Arts, Engagement Tool: Discussion, Family Separation: Different Immigration Status, Immigrant: Economic, Immigrant: Reunion of Family, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Un pregon de frutas

by Margarita Engle

Age 04 or older

Themes: Celebration & Commemoration, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Generation: 2nd, Non-English Book: Spanish, Own Voices/Lived Experience