Latinx Lives

Mexican Whiteboy

Mexican Whiteboy

By Matt de la Peña

Danny is a baseball star, but that doesn’t matter at his private school, where all of his classmates see him only as the Mexican kid. Find it in the catalog.

Labyrinth Lost

Labyrinth Lost

By Zoraida Córdova

Alex is a bruja, the strongest witch in her family, but she wishes she didn’t have any magic at all. When a spell backfires and makes her family disappear, Alex must travel with a mysterious boy to Los Lagos, a strange world between worlds, to get them back. Find it in the catalog.

The House on Mango Street

The House on Mango Street

By Sandra Cisneros

Esperanza, a Latina girl growing up in Chicago, must discover who she is and who she will become. Find it in the catalog.

Gabi, a Girl in Pieces

Gabi, a Girl in Pieces

By Isabel Quintero

Gabi’s  diary during her last year of high school covers all of the drama with  her friends, her crushes on boys, her father’s dangerous addiction, and  the poetry that helps her express herself. Find it in the catalog.

The Education of Margot Sanchez

The Education of Margot Sanchez

By Lilliam Rivera

After Margot gets caught stealing her father’s credit card, she must work in her family’s grocery store to pay off the debt. Find it in the catalog.

The God Box

The God Box

By Alex Sanchez

Paul and Angie have been together since middle school, and they have always been good for each other. But when Miguel transfers to their school, Paul must deal with the strong feelings he develops for his new classmate. Find it in the catalog.

Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass

Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass

By Meg Medina

When Piddy Sanchez finds out that her classmate Yaqui Delgado hates her and wants to beat her up, she must decide what to do. Find it in the catalog.

The Inexplicable Logic of My Life

The Inexplicable Logic of My Life

By Benjamin Alire Sáenz

Sal has always felt at home with his adopted Mexican-American family. But during his senior year, when his past comes back to haunt him, he must decide how to handle it. Find it in the catalog.

The Radius of Us

The Radius of Us

By Marie Marquardt

Gretchen was attacked by a stranger six months ago and still has trouble feeling safe. Phoenix left El Salvador to find a stable home for his brother, but he does not fit in with the suburban Atlanta crowd. When Gretchen and Phoenix meet, they realize that they have the potential to help each other. Find it in the catalog.

Because of the Sun

Because of the Sun

By Jenny Torres Sanchez

After Dani’s mom dies in a sudden accident, Dani must go live with an aunt she’s never met in New Mexico. Find it in the catalog.

The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano

The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano

By Sonia Manzano

When The Young Lords, a Puerto Rican activist group, ignite powerful protests in Evelyn’s neighborhood, she learns important truths about her family, her heritage, and her history. Find it in the catalog.