CIRCLE UNBROKEN

AUTHOR: MARGOT THEIS RAVEN ILLUSTRATOR: E.B. LEWIS DESCRIPTION: Sweet baskets and sweet memories bind a people together with ties that cross oceans and time to keep the power and beauty of ancient traditions alive in the hearts of generations to come. WHY I LIKE THIS BOOK: I grew up not far from the city of…

SUIT SHOES

AUTHOR: QUANICA MCLENDON ILLUSTRATOR: NATHANIEL QUINN DESCRIPTION: A young boy preparing for a family portrait teaches his mother a timely lesson on the importance of clear and thoughtful communication. WHY I LIKE THIS BOOK: Quanica McClendon shares a delightful personal story about a young boy’s journey to self- discovery. Gender identity is addressed in a…

BACK HOME

AUTHOR: GLORIA PINKNEY ILLUSTRATOR: JERRY PINKNEY DESCRIPTION: A city girl visits her relatives at the home place down south and learns valuable lessons in life, legacy and family love. WHY I LIKE THIS BOOK: City/country family connections are a key focus of this lively and heartwarming text. A young girl seeks to discover her roots…

10 Children’s Books Celebrating Latino Culture

Are you looking for children’s books that reflect images of Hispanic/Latino culture? We know how challenging it can be to search for these precious stories because they tend not to show up on the featured shelves of your friendly neighborhood bookstore. So let us save you a little bit of work and check out these…