Guatemalan/Guatemalan American

Don’t Ask Me Where I’m From

by Jennifer De Leon

Age 14 or older

Themes: Bilingual Character, Cross-Group Friendship, Discrimination: Racial, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st, Multiracial Identity

El Unico Destino (The Only Road)

by Alexandra Diaz

Age 09 or older

Themes: Death of Family or Friend, Family Separation: Living with Other Family or Friends, Non-English Book: Spanish, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Recommended: Infinite Country Read Alike, Refugee Journey, Refugee: Gang Violence, US/Mexican Border Crossing

Hear My Voice/Escucha mi voz

by Warren Binford

Age 08 or older

Themes: Anthology, Bilingual Book: Spanish/English, Family Separation: On Journey, Immigrant: Undocumented, Own Voices/Lived Experience, US/Mexican Border Crossing

Home

by Julio Anta

Age 13 or older

Themes: Family Separation: On Journey, US/Mexican Border Crossing

I’m New Here

by Anne Sibley O'Brien

Age 06 or older

Themes: Allyship, Bilingual Character, Cross-Group Friendship, Engagement Tool: Arts, Engagement Tool: Discussion, Engagement Tool: I'm Your Neighbor Books Created, Engagement Tool: Video, Recommended: Infinite Country Read Alike, Welcoming by Individual, Welcoming Library Selection

La encrucijada (The Crossroads)

by Alexandra Diaz

Age 09 or older

Themes: Education & Literacy, Family Relationship: Parents, Family Separation: Living with Other Family or Friends, Non-English Book: Spanish, Refugee: Gang Violence, Refugee: Undocumented, Unaccompanied Minors, US/Mexican Border Crossing

Mama and Papa Have a Store

by Amelia Lau Carling

Age 06 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience

No Somos de Aquí (We Are Not from Here)

by Jenny Torres Sanchez

Age 14 or Older

Themes: Award Winner, Death of Family or Friend, Engagement Tool: Discussion, Family Separation: Different Immigration Status, Migrant Smuggling, Non-English Book: Spanish, Recommended: "Cartography" Companion Reads, Recommended: Infinite Country Read Alike, Refugee Journey, Refugee: Gang Violence, Unaccompanied Minors, US/Mexican Border Crossing

Our Stories Carried Us Here

by Full List in Materials

Age 12 or older

Themes: Citizenship, Discrimination: Cultural, Engagement Tool: Video, Immigrant: Economic, Immigrant: Education, Immigrant: Religious Freedom, Immigrant: Reunion of Family, Immigrant: Undocumented

Someone New

by Anne Sibley O'Brien

Age 06 or older

Themes: Allyship, Cross-Group Friendship, Engagement Tool: Arts, Engagement Tool: Discussion, Engagement Tool: I'm Your Neighbor Books Created, Recommended: Infinite Country Read Alike, Welcoming by Individual, Welcoming by School, Welcoming Library Selection

The Crossroads

by Alexandra Diaz

Age 09 or older

Themes: Bilingual Character, Discrimination: Language Ability, Family Separation: Living with Other Family or Friends, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Refugee: Gang Violence, Refugee: Undocumented, The Arts

The Only Road

by Alexandra Diaz

Age 09 or older

Themes: Death of Family or Friend, Engagement Tool: Discussion, Family Separation: Living with Other Family or Friends, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Recommended: "Cartography" Companion Reads, Recommended: Infinite Country Read Alike, Refugee Journey, Refugee: Gang Violence, US/Mexican Border Crossing

The Other Half of Happy

by Rebecca Balcarcel

Age 10 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st, Generational Differences: Language, LGBTQIA+, Multiracial Identity, Recommended: Las Musas

We Are Not from Here

by Jenny Torres Sanchez

Age 14 or older

Themes: Award Winner, Death of Family or Friend, Engagement Tool: Discussion, Migrant Smuggling, Recommended: "Cartography" Companion Reads, Recommended: Infinite Country Read Alike, Refugee Journey, Refugee: Gang Violence, Unaccompanied Minors, US/Mexican Border Crossing

Where I Belong

by Marcia Argueta Mickelson

Age 11 or older

Themes: Award Winner, Award Winner: Youth Media Awards 2022, Discrimination: Immigration Status, Family Relationship: Parents, Immigrant: Undocumented, Own Voices/Lived Experience