Posted on · Poet Frank Varela explores his and his family’s dreams, challenges, successes and disappointments as Puerto Ricans seeking a better life in the United States.
Posted on · Seven-year-old Teresita observes and experiences life in her neighborhood as she eagerly awaits the arrival of her gift bearing Uncle Ramón.
Posted on · Dr. Nicolás Kanellos, Founder and Director of Arte Público Press, delights and challenges children and adults with his new bilingual book of tantalizing tongue twisters.
Posted on · Veteran journalist and author Ron Arias introduces us to the struggling, searching and occasionally mystical residents of his boyhood Mexican-American community called Frogtown.
Posted on · Detective Flaca (full time 2nd grader and part time sleuth) battles mosquitos, roosters and her annoying Puerto Rican cousins in order to solve the mystery of Three Kings Day.
Posted on · Fifth grader and amateur detective Micky Rangel is determined to solve the mystery of the quiet (maybe too quiet) new girl in school.
Posted on · Seventeen-year-old Abraham’s parents are long gone and despite his grandmother’s best efforts, he can’t seem to control or manage his anger, his isolation or his fists.
Posted on · Acosta and Irwin's new book takes readers through the challenging and dangerous process of capturing two of the most notorious human cargo smugglers in history.
Posted on · Veteran children’s author Diane Gonzales Bertrand helps children recover emotionally from flood-related damage to their school in The Story Circle/El Círculo de cuentos and shows 7 year-old Dario the unexpected fun of a simple day at the park with his family in A Bean and Cheese Taco Birthday/Un cumpleaños con tacos de frijoles con queso.
Posted on · An immigrant Latina accused of murdering her abusive husband, a handsome but unsatisfied young attorney assigned to defend her, and an ambitious young translator are just a few of the characters in legal journalist and first time novelist Patricia Santos Marcantonio’s new novel Verdict in the Desert.
Posted on · Young incarcerated Latino men are introduced to their heritage as Native people aboriginal to North and South America, and encouraged to participate in writing, painting and sculpture in the new book Latino Young Men and Boys in Search of Justice: Testimonials co-edited by Frank de Jesús Acosta and Henry A.J. Ramos.
Posted on · Incarcerated Latino boys and men are encouraged to participate in writing, visual arts and exploration of their Native American heritage in order to implement restorative rather than punitive justice.
Posted on · Salinas' first novel follows the story of teen Miguel Angel Moreda, the son of an immigrant farm worker in Salinas, California.
Posted on · Ambitious and diligent young Latinos leave their home town of Arroyo Grande, Texas to pursue their dreams. Their journeys are interrupted by wormholes, alternate realities and rapacious land developers.
Posted on · Duendes, chupacabras, brujas and other fearsome creatures from Mexican-American lore emerge from the darkness in these stories by teacher and author Xavier Garza.