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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).

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Celebrating Diversity Months

September 15 - october 15 is

National Hispanic Heritage Month

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  • 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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