Salvadoran/Salvadoran American

Caravan to the North: Misael’s Long Walk

by Jorge Argueta

Age 09 or older

Themes: Discrimination: Racial, Immigrant: Employment, Refugee Journey, Refugee: Economic Crisis, Refugee: Gang Violence, US/Mexican Border Crossing

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

Mama The Alien / Mama la Extraterrestre

by Rene Colato Lainez

Age 06 or older

Themes: Bilingual Book: Spanish/English, Citizenship, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st, Own Voices/Lived Experience

My Shoes and I: Crossing Three Borders / Mis Zapatos Y Yo: Cruzando Tres Fronteras

by Rene Colato Lainez

Age 08 or older

Themes: Bilingual Book: Spanish/English, Family Relationship: Parents, Family Separation: Different Immigration Status, Immigrant: Reunion of Family, Own Voices/Lived Experience, US/Mexican Border Crossing

The Far Away Brothers

by Lauren Markham

Age 12 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Siblings, Family Separation: Living with Other Family or Friends, Migrant Smuggling, Refugee Journey, Refugee: Gang Violence, Unaccompanied Minors, US/Mexican Border Crossing

The Grief Keeper

by Alexandra Villasante

Age 12 or older

Themes: Death of Family or Friend, Discrimination: Immigration Status, Family Relationship: Siblings, LGBTQIA+, Refugee: Asylee

The Radius Of Us

by Marie Marquardt

Age 15 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Dating, Detention, Discrimination: Racial, Family Relationship: Siblings, Family Separation: By Detention, Refugee Journey, Refugee: Asylee, Refugee: Gang Violence, Unaccompanied Minors

Xochitl and the Flowers / Xochitl, la Nina de las Flores

by Jorge Argueta

Age 08 or older

Themes: Bilingual Book: Spanish/English, Community Action, Immigrant: Employment, Welcoming by Community