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La Casa Azul

Bilingual Children’s Lit

Good Night Captain Mama – Graciela Tiscareño-Sato

The Cycle of the Seven Days of the Week – Genia I. Nuñez


Borderlands/La Frontera – Gloria Anzaldúa

Days of Obligation: An Argument with My Mexican Father – R. Rodriguez

Latino Lit/fiction

Correr Tras El Viento – Elidio La Torre Lagares

In the Times of the Butterflies – Julia Alvarez.

La Catedral del Mar – Idelfonso Falcones

La Dama de Israel: La Historia de Judith – Alexandra Román

Soldados de Salamina – Javier Cercas

The Best of Panic – Charlie Vazquez

The House on Mango Street – Sandra Cisneros

The Savage Detectives – Roberto Bolaño

The Sandoval Sisters’ Secret of Old Blood – Sandra Ramos O’Briant

The Shadow of the Wind – Carlos Ruiz Zafón

…Y No Se  Lo Trago La Tierra – Tomas Rivera

Latino Non-fiction

Crossing Over: A Mexican Family on the Migrant Trail – R. Martinez

Hispanic New York: A Source book – Claudio I. Remeseira

The Power of Latino Leadership  – Juana Bordas

Almost White: Forced Confessions of a Latino in Hollywood –  R. Najera

Latinnovating: Green American Jobs and the Latinos Creating Them – G. Tiscareño-Sato


Action – Lois Griffith,  Miguel Algarin

AmeRican – Tato Laviera

Blue Vein Pages – Tamara G. Saliva

Boudoir – Elidio LaTorre Lagares

La Carreta Made a U-Turn – Tato Laviera

Maraca: New and Selected Poems, 1965-2000 – Victor H. Cruz

Vicios de Construcción – Elidio La Torre Lagares


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