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New Graphic Novel About César Chávez March Released

Iconic Mexican American civil rights activist, César Chávez, is the subject of a new graphic novel for children spotlighting his work in support of migrant farm workers. Written by award-winning Chicano comic book author, Terry Blas, and illustrated by acclaimed...
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Latinx Romance Anthology Highlights Sexually and Culturally Diverse Love

Latinx love stories aren’t often diverse or varied in publishing but Latinx authors are slowly but surely changing that. A group of Latina authors came together this past holiday season to create a thoughtful, holiday-themed romance anthology that intentionally highlights diverse...
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11 of the Best Books by Latinas of 2021 You Need to Read

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
It was such a good year for Latinx literature! So many insanely talented Latinx authors released new books this year that we honestly couldn’t even keep up. There are even more exciting Latinx books coming out in 2022, but while...
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15 Books by Latinx Authors Coming Out in 2022 You Need to Read

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Books lovers get ready because 2022 has some amazing libros coming from Latinx authors and we cannot wait. This past year brought us some powerful reads including For Brown Girls with Sharp Edges and Tender Hearts by Prisca Dorcas Mojica...
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11 Powerful Must-Read Children’s Books About Immigration

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
As parents it’s our job to equip the next generation with the knowledge and tools they need to be better, smarter, more compassionate people, and we firmly believe that literature plays a major part in that. Kids love to be...
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18 Must-Read Books By Latinx About Latinidad

Laysha Macedo
Our history may not often be taught in schools but there are countless books dedicated to telling our stories and for Latinx Heritage Month (but really all year long) we want to honor those stories. We at HipLatina love to...
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11 Children’s Books Combatting the Idea of Pelo Malo

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
We are so sick of hearing about people who continue to perpetuate the idea of “pelo malo,” especially since some of us now have children with beautiful crowns of curly hair. For years Afro-Latinx and other Latinx people with naturally...
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13 Must-Read Books by Latinx Authors Out in 2021

Pamela Avila
It’s only March and we already have so many books by Latinx authors on our book wish list. From debut novels to new books from the legendary Chilean author Isabel Allende, for example, there’s no shortage of new reads to...
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8 Books by WOC to Read During Women’s History Month

Pamela Avila
Reading books about women who have challenged the status quo, redefined womanhood on their own terms, have challenged mainstream feminism, and ultimately, affected change within their own communities, should be something we all do year-round. But this Women’s History Month,...
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15 Black Bookstagrammers to Follow For Your Next Read

Pamela Avila
Books can transport us someplace else—offering a much-needed respite from the rest of the world. They can teach us about other people’s joy, hurt, and life experiences, and in doing so, they ultimately change us and change how we view...