Mexican/Mexican American

La Linea/The Line

by Ann Jaramillo

Age 12 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Siblings, Immigrant: Reunion of Family, Immigrant: Undocumented, Migrant Smuggling, Unaccompanied Minors, US/Mexican Border Crossing

La primera regla del punk (The First Rule of Punk)

by Celia Perez

Age 09 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Parents, Multiracial Identity, Non-English Book: Spanish

Lety Out Loud

by Angela Cervantes

Age 08 or older

Themes: Discrimination: Racial, Education & Literacy

Living Beyond Borders: Growing up Mexican in America

by Margarita Longoria

Age 12 or older

Themes: Anthology, Celebration & Commemoration, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Look Both Ways in the Barrio Blanco

by Judith Robbins Rose

Age 09 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Friendship, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st, Generational Differences: Language, Immigrant: Undocumented, Multiracial Identity

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
Lupe Wong Won't Dance

Lupe Wong Won’t Dance

by Donna Barba Higuera

Age 08 or older

Themes: Death of Family or Friend, Discrimination: Racial, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Family Relationship: Parents, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Mario and the Hole in the Sky

by Elizabeth Rusch

Age 06 or older

Themes: Celebration & Commemoration, Historical

Migrant

by Maxine Trottier

Age 05 or older

Themes: Migrant/Seasonal Worker

Mis dos pueblos fronterizos

by David Bowles

Age 04 or older

Themes: Celebration & Commemoration, Citizenship, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Refugee: Asylee, US/Mexican Border Crossing

My Abuelita

by Tony Johnston

Age 06 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Grandparents, Multiracial Identity

My Colors, My World / Mis colores, mi mundo

by Maya Christina Gonzalez

Age 05 or older

Themes: Bilingual Book: Spanish/English, Bilingual Character

My Diary from Here to There/Mi Diario De Aqui Hasta Alla

by Amada Irma Perez

Age 08 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Parents, Immigrant: Economic, Own Voices/Lived Experience

My Two Border Towns

by David Bowles

Age 04 or older

Themes: Celebration & Commemoration, Citizenship, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Refugee: Asylee, US/Mexican Border Crossing

My Very Own Room / Mi propio cuartito

by Amada Irma Perez

Age 08 or older

Themes: Bilingual Book: Spanish/English, Family Relationship: Siblings, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Olor a perfume de viejita

by Claudia Guadalupe Martinez

Age 10 or older

Themes: Death of Family or Friend, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Family Relationship: Parents, Non-English Book: Spanish

Perfectly Parvin

by Olivia Abtahi

Age 12 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Dating, Cross-Group Friendship, LGBTQIA+, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Return to Sender

by Julia Alvarez

Age 09 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Friendship, Discrimination: Immigration Status, Immigrant: Undocumented, Multiracial Identity

Santiago’s Road Home

by Alexandra Diaz

Age 10 or older

Themes: Detention, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Immigrant: Undocumented, US/Mexican Border Crossing
Sia Martinez and the Moonlit Beginning of Everything

Sia Martinez and the Moonlit Beginning of Everything

by Raquel Vasquez Gilliland

Age 12 or older

Themes: Deportation, Family Relationship: Parents, Family Separation: Different Immigration Status, Immigrant: Economic, Own Voices/Lived Experience, US/Mexican Border Crossing

Someone Like Me: How One Undocumented Girl Fought for Her American Dream

by Julissa Arce

Age 09 or older

Themes: Bilingual Character, Citizenship, Family Relationship: Parents, Immigrant: Economic, Immigrant: Reunion of Family, Immigrant: Undocumented

Sonadores (Dreamers)

by Yuyi Morales

Age 05 or older

Themes: Award Winner, Education & Literacy, Immigrant: Reunion of Family, Non-English Book: Spanish, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Star in the Forest

by Laura Resau

Age 09 or older

Themes: Deportation, Family Separation: Different Immigration Status, Immigrant: Undocumented, US/Mexican Border Crossing

Stef Soto, Taco Queen

by Jennifer Torres

Age 08 or older

Themes: Generation: 1st, Multiracial Identity

Step Up to the Plate, Maria Singh

by Uma Krishnaswami

Age 09 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st, Generational Differences: Gender Roles, Historical, Multiracial Identity

Tell Me How You Really Feel

by Aminah Mae Safi

Age 13 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Dating, LGBTQIA+, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience, The Arts

Tell Us We’re Home

by Marina Budhos

Age 12 or older

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

The Border

by Steve Schafer

Age 15 or older

Themes: Death of Family or Friend, Refugee Journey, Refugee: Gang Violence, Refugee: Undocumented, US/Mexican Border Crossing

The Circuit

by Francisco Jimenez

Age 09 or older

Themes: Discrimination: Immigration Status, Family Relationship: Parents, Immigrant: Economic, Immigrant: Undocumented, Migrant/Seasonal Worker, Multiracial Identity, US/Mexican Border Crossing

The Distance Between Us: Young Readers Edition

by Reyna Grande

Age 09 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Grandparents, Family Relationship: Parents, Family Relationship: Siblings, Family Separation: Living with Other Family or Friends, Immigrant: Economic, Immigrant: Reunion of Family, Unaccompanied Minors, US/Mexican Border Crossing

The Elephant in the Room

by Holly Goldberg Sloan

Age 10 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Friendship, Family Relationship: Parents, Family Separation: On Journey, Generation: 2nd, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Refugee: Asylee

The Everything I Have Lost

by Sylvia Zeleny

Age 10 or older

Themes: Bilingual Character, Family Relationship: Parents, Family Separation: Living with Other Family or Friends