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Hispanic Heritage Month Sept. 15 - Oct. 15

Hispanic Heritage Month which takes places starting September 15 to October 15, began as a way to promote the history, culture, and contributions of Hispanic-Americans. Specifically, those whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. Here is a few selected reads to honor and celebrate!

 

La casa en mango street / The House on Mango Street Cover Image
By Sandra Cisneros, Elena Poniatowska (Translated by)
$11.95
ISBN: 9780679755265
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Vintage Espanol - October 18th, 1994

El amor en los tiempos del cólera / Love in the Time of Cholera Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780307387264
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Vintage Espanol - October 9th, 2007

Things We Lost in the Fire: Stories Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780451495112
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Hogarth - February 21st, 2017

Bless Me, Ultima Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780446675369
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Grand Central Publishing - April 1st, 1999

Lobizona: A Novel (Wolves of No World #1) Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781250239136
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Wednesday Books - August 17th, 2021

Brothers of Light (Southwest Heritage) Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9780865348943
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Sunstone Press - April 1st, 2013

The Pueblo Revolt: The Secret Rebellion that Drove the Spaniards Out of the Southwest Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780743255172
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Simon & Schuster - September 2nd, 2005

Enchanted Legends and Lore of New Mexico: Witches, Ghosts and Spirits Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781609495725
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: History Press (SC) - April 8th, 2012

Carmela Full of Wishes Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399549045
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - October 9th, 2018

Turning Pages: My Life Story Cover Image
By Sonia Sotomayor, Lulu Delacre (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525514084
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Philomel Books - September 4th, 2018

The Day of the Dead: A Bilingual Celebration Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780823423811
Availability: Backordered
Published: Holiday House - June 1st, 2011

I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781524700515
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Ember - March 5th, 2019

Cemetery Boys Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250250469
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Swoon Reads - September 1st, 2020

Furia Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781616209919
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Algonquin Young Readers - September 15th, 2020

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