Puerto Rican

Becoming Beatriz

by Tami Charles

Age 12 or older

Themes: Bilingual Character, Discrimination: Racial, Family Relationship: Parents, Family Relationship: Siblings, Historical, LGBTQIA+
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: Family Relationship: Parents, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Welcoming by Community

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

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

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

Never Look Back

by Lilliam Rivera

Age 13 or older

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

Ojalá supieras (I Wish You Knew)

by Jackie

Age 06 or older

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

The Astonishing Color of After

by Emily X. R. Pan

Age 15 or older

Themes: Death of Family or Friend, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Visiting Home Country

The Moon Within

by Aida Salazar

Age 08 or older

Themes: Bilingual Character, Celebration & Commemoration, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 2nd, LGBTQIA+, Multiracial Identity

The Treasure of Maria Mamoun

by Michelle Chalfoun

Age 09 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Friendship, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st, Immigrant: Economic

When We Make It

by Elisabet Velasquez

Age 14 or older

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

With the Fire on High

by Elizabeth Acevedo

Age 13 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Grandparents, Food & Culture, Multiracial Identity, The Arts