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
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

Does My Body Offend You?

by Mayra Cuevas

Age 12 or older

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

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

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, Immigrant: Reunion of Family, Mental Health, 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

Los Coquíes Aún Cantan

by Karina Nicole González

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

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

Moonwalking

by Zetta Elliott

Age 10 or older

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

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

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

Ojalá supieras (I Wish You Knew)

by Jackie

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

One Hundred Percent Me

by Renee Macalino Rutledge

Age 04 or older

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

Ophelia After All

by Racquel Marie

Age 14 or older

Themes: Engagement Tool: Video, Generational Differences: Dating, LGBTQIA+, Multilingual Character, Recommended: Las Musas

Pulpo Guisado

by Eric Velasquez

Age 04 or older

Themes: Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Generation: 1st, Multilingual Character, Non-English Book: Spanish, Own Voices/Lived Experience

The Astonishing Color of After

by Emily X. R. Pan

Age 15 or older

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

The Coquíes Still Sing

by Karina Nicole González

Age 4 or older

Themes: Award Winner: Youth Media Awards 2023, Educator Resource, Engagement Tool: Discussion, Family Relationship: Parents, Multilingual Character, Natural Disaster/Climate Change, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Recommended: Las Musas, Welcoming by Community

The Moon Within

by Aida Salazar

Age 08 or older

Themes: Celebrations, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 2nd, LGBTQIA+, Multilingual Character, 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

The Tree of Hope

by Anna Orenstein-Cardona

Age 4 and older

Themes: Community Action, Educator Resource, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Recommended: Las Musas

The Truth Is

by NoNieqa Ramos

Age 13 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Dating, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st, Generational Differences: Dating, LGBTQIA+

The Turning Pointe

by Vanessa L. Torres

Age 12 or older

Themes: LGBTQIA+, Recommended: Las Musas, The Arts

Treasure Tracks

by S.A. Rodriguez

Age 10 or older

Themes: Coming of Age, Engagement Tool: Discussion, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 2nd, Genre: Action Adventure, Recommended: Las Musas

Undercover Latina

by Aya de León

Age 10 or older

Themes: Discrimination: Racial, Genre: Action Adventure, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Recommended: Las Musas

When We Make It: A Nuyorican Novel

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: Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Multiracial Identity, The Arts