9 Books to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

By Melanie Gasmen-Fleck

How are you honoring Hispanic Heritage Month? Make room on your shelves for these excellent children’s books by Hispanic authors and artists. From award-winning picture books to young adult novels, these titles are great for kids to learn more about the Hispanic and Latine experience.

1. Me, Frida, and the Secret of the Peacock Ring by Angela Cervantes

2. Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz Ryan

3. Path to the Stars: My Journey from Girl Scout to Rocket Scientist by Sylvia Acevedo

4. Mango, Abuela, and Me by Meg Medina

5. Where Are You From? by Yamile Saied Méndez

6. Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré by Anika Aldamuy Denise

7. Waiting for the Biblioburro/Esperando el Biblioburro by Monica Brown

8. Carmela Full of Wishes by Matt de la Peña

9. Sofia Valdez, Future Prez by Andrea Beaty