Puerto Rican

Alicia and the Hurricane / Alicia y el huracán: A Story of Puerto Rico / Un cuento de Puerto Rico

by Lesléa Newman

Age 6 or older

Themes: Bilingual Book: Spanish/English, Family Relationship: Parents, Multilingual Character, Natural Disaster/Climate Change, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Becoming Beatriz

by Tami Charles

Age 12 or older

Themes: Discrimination: Racial, Family Relationship: Parents, Family Relationship: Siblings, Genre: Historical, LGBTQIA+, Multilingual Character

Café Con Lychee

by Emery Lee

Age 13 or older

Themes: Audiobook, Cross-Group Dating, Cross-Group Friendship, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Family, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, Family Relationship: Parents, Genre: Romance, LGBTQIA+, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Sports

Casi, casi un hogar (Something Like Home)

by Andrea Beatriz Arango

Age 10 or older

Themes: Animals, Award Winner, Award Winner: Youth Media Awards 2024, Family Relationship: Extended, Family Relationship: Parents, Family Separation: Living with Other Family or Friends, Generation: 2nd, Genre: Poetry, Mental Health, Multilingual Character, Non-English Book: Spanish, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Starred Review, Trauma & Recovery: Substance Use

Claro de luna

by Elizabeth Santiago

Age 13 or older

Themes: Coming of Age, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Identity, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Generation: 1st, Genre: Fantasy & Folklore, Non-English Book: Spanish, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Recommended: Las Musas
Come on In

Come on In

by Adi Alsaid

Age 12 or older

Themes: Anthology, Discrimination: Racial, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Family Relationship: Parents, Generational Differences: Language, Immigrant: Economic, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Religious Background: Muslim, Visiting Home Country

Coqui in the City

by Nomar Perez

Age 03 or older

Themes: Award Winner, Award Winner: Youth Media Awards 2022, Family Relationship: Parents, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Welcoming by Community

De aqui como el coqui

by Nomar Perez

Age 03 or older

Themes: Award Winner, Award Winner: Youth Media Awards 2022, Family Relationship: Parents, Non-English Book: Spanish, Own Voices/Lived Experience

De aqui como el coqui (Wonderbook Edition)

by Nomar Perez

Age 03 or older

Themes: Audiobook, Award Winner, Award Winner: Youth Media Awards 2022, Family Relationship: Parents, Non-English Book: Spanish, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Wonderbook

Does My Body Offend You?

by Mayra Cuevas

Age 12 or older

Themes: Audiobook, Community Action, Cross-Group Friendship, Discrimination: Racial, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Recommended: Las Musas, Welcoming by Individual

Dreams of Green: A Three Kings’ Day Story

by Mariel Jungkunz

Age 04 or older

Themes: Celebrations, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Celebrations & Traditions, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Family, Family Relationship: Parents, Multilingual Character, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Recommended: Las Musas, Religious Background: Christian, Starred Review

El Verde De Mis Sueños (Dreams of Green): Un Cuento De La Tradición De Los Tres Reyes Magos

by Mariel Jungkunz

Age 04 or older

Themes: Celebrations, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Celebrations & Traditions, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Family, Family Relationship: Parents, Multilingual Character, Non-English Book: Spanish, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Recommended: Las Musas, Religious Background: Christian, Starred Review

Fat Chance, Charlie Vega

by Crystal Maldonado

Age 14 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Dating, Cross-Group Friendship, Family Relationship: Parents, LGBTQIA+, Recommended: Las Musas

Hairs / Pelitos

by Sandra Cisneros

Age 06 or older

Themes: Bilingual Book: Spanish/English, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience

I Wish You Knew

by Jackie Azúa Kramer

Age 06 or older

Themes: Deportation, Family Relationship: Parents, Family Separation: By Detention, Family Separation: Different Immigration Status, Generation: 1st, Immigrant: Undocumented, Multilingual Character, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Welcoming by School

Invisible: A Graphic Novel

by Christina Diaz Gonzalez

Age 08 or older

Themes: Activism, Bilingual Book: Spanish/English, Community Action, Cross-Group Friendship, Discrimination: Language Ability, Family Separation: Different Immigration Status, Family Separation: Living with Other Family or Friends, Generation: 1st, Generation: 2nd, Genre: Action Adventure, Graphic Novel, Multilingual Character, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Iveliz Explains It All

by Andrea Beatriz Arango

Age 10 or older

Themes: Audiobook, Award Winner: Youth Media Awards 2023, Coming of Age, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Generation: 2nd, Immigrant: Reunion of Family, Mental Health, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Recommended: Las Musas

Iveliz lo explica todo (Iveliz Explains It All)

by Andrea Beatriz Arango

Age 10 or older

Themes: Award Winner: Youth Media Awards 2023, Coming of Age, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Generation: 2nd, Immigrant: Reunion of Family, Mental Health, Non-English Book: Spanish, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Recommended: Las Musas

Juliet Takes a Breath

by Gabby Rivera

Age 14 or older

Themes: Allyship, Cross-Group Dating, Cross-Group Friendship, Family Relationship: Parents, Generational Differences: Dating, Generational Differences: Gender Roles, Own Voices/Lived Experience

La Noche Before Three Kings Day

by Sheila Colon-Bagley

Age 04 or older

Themes: Celebrations, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Celebrations & Traditions, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Religious Background: Christian

Los Coquies Aun Cantan

by Karina Nicole Gonzalez

Age 4 or older

Themes: Award Winner: Youth Media Awards 2023, Education & Literacy, Engagement Tool: Discussion, Family Relationship: Parents, Multilingual Character, Natural Disaster/Climate Change, Non-English Book: Spanish, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Recommended: Las Musas, Welcoming by Community

Madre de los tiburones

by Melissa Cristina Márquez

Age 05 or older

Themes: Animals, Genre: Biography, Non-English Book: Spanish, Own Voices/Lived Experience, STEM

Marcus Vega Doesn’t Speak Spanish

by Pablo Cartaya

Age 10 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Parents, Generational Differences: Language, Multiracial Identity, Visiting Home Country

Mi Casa is My Home

by Laurenne Sala

Age 03 or older

Themes: Bilingual Book: Spanish/English, Cultural Empowerment, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Identity, Multilingual Character, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Recommended: Las Musas, Welcoming by Individual

Mi Casa is My Home (Wonderbook Edition)

by Laurenne Sala

Age 03 or older

Themes: Audiobook, Bilingual Book: Spanish/English, Cultural Empowerment, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Identity, Multilingual Character, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Recommended: Las Musas, Welcoming by Individual, Wonderbook

Moonwalking

by Zetta Elliott

Age 10 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Friendship, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Mother of Sharks

by Melissa Cristina Márquez

Age 05 or older

Themes: Animals, Genre: Biography, Own Voices/Lived Experience, STEM

Never Look Back

by Lilliam Rivera

Age 13 or older

Themes: Award Winner, Cross-Group Dating, Own Voices/Lived Experience

No Filter and Other Lies

by Crystal Maldonado

Age 14 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Friendship, Recommended: Las Musas

Nuestro techo es azul

by Sara E. Echenique

Age 05 or older

Themes: Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Storytelling, Family Relationship: Siblings, Natural Disaster/Climate Change, Non-English Book: Spanish, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Octopus Stew

by Eric Velasquez

Age 04 or older

Themes: Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Generation: 1st, Genre: Fantasy & Folklore, Multilingual Character, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Ojala supieras (I Wish You Knew)

by Jackie Azua Kramer

Age 06 or older

Themes: Deportation, Family Relationship: Parents, Family Separation: By Detention, Family Separation: Different Immigration Status, Generation: 1st, Immigrant: Undocumented, Multilingual Character, Non-English Book: Spanish, Welcoming by School