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Seventy percent of the Hispanic population in the United States lives in five states: California, Texas, New York, Florida, and Illinois

With 329 million native speakers, Spanish ranks as the world's number 2 language in terms of how many people speak it as their first language. It is slightly ahead of English (328 million) but behind Chinese (1.2 billion).


Celebrating Diversity Months

September 15 - october 15 is

National Hispanic Heritage Month





Book List:

  • Barely Missing Everything by Matt Mendez
  • The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevado
  • Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo
  • With the Fire On High by Elizabeth Acevedo
  • Iron River by Daniel Acosta
  • I Am Not your Perfect Mexican Daughter, Sanchez; 
  • More Happy Than Not by Silvera; 
  • Chicanos, GN Trillo; 
  • We set the Dark on Fire, Mejia; 
  • The Library of Lost Things, Namey; 
  • Color Me In, Diaz; 
  • Becoming Beatriz, Charles; 
  • Juliet Takes a Breath, Rivera; 
  • Dealing in Dreams by Lilliam Rivera; 
  • The Truth Is by NoNieqa Ramos; 
  • The Grief Keeper, Villasante; 
  • We Are Not From Here, Jenny Torres Sanchez
  • Mexican White Boy, Matt de la Pena
  • How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents, Alvarez
  • The Book of Unknown Americans, Cristina Henriquez
  • Music to my Ears: A Mixtape Memoir, Cristina Alonzo
  • Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender
  • Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, Saenz


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