2015 Just Read, Florida!

Lista de Lecturas Recomendadas Mes de la Herencia Hispana

En honor del Mes de la Herencia Hispana, esta lista de lecturas recomendadas ofrece una gran variedad de libros sugeridos por nivel de grado para los niños de todas las edades, así como una selección de libros sugeridos para los adultos. La iniciativa Just Read, Florida! establece como prioridad la lectura en las escuelas públicas de la Florida, y entre los grupos comunitarios y las organizaciones voluntarias.

Primaria (Grados K–2)

Title Author
Abuela Arthur Dorros
Angels Ride Bikes: And Other Fall Poems Francisco X. Alarcon
Book fiesta!: Celebrate Children's Day/Book Day; Celebramos El dia de los ninos/Eldia de los libros Pat Mora
Carlos and the Squash Plant/Carlos y la planta de calabaza Jan Romero Stevens
Chato and the Party Animals Gary Soto
Dear Primo: A Letter to My Cousin Duncan Tonatiuh
Diego Rivera: His World and Ours Duncan Tonatiuh
Doña Flor Pat Mora
From the Bellybutton of the Moon and Other Summer Poems Francisco X. Alarcón
Gathering the Sun: An Alphabet in Spanish and English Alma Flor Ada
Get Ready for Gabi: A Crazy Mixed Up Spanglish Day Marisa Montes Illustrated by Joe Cepeda
Gracias Thanks Pat Mora
Hispanic Scientists: Ellen Ochoa, Carlos A. Ramirez,
Eloy Rodriguez, Lydia Villa-Komaroff, Maria Elena Zavala
Jetty St. John
In My Family Lomas Garza, Carmen
Juan Bobo Goes to Work Marisa Montes
La Piñata/The Piñata Rita Rosa Ruesga
Los marachis Rita Rosa Ruesga
Mama & Papa Have a Store Amelia Lau Carling
Martina the Beautiful Cockroach: A Cuban Folktale Carmen Agra Deedy
Nacho and Lolita Pam Munoz Ryan
Pablo's Tree Pat Mora
Rainbow Tulip Pat Mora
Snapshots from the Wedding Gary Soto
The Spirit of Tío Fernando Janice Levy
The Storyteller's Candle/La velita de los cuentos Lucia Gonzalez and Lulu Delacre
Too Many Tamales! Gary Soto
Xochtil and the Flowers Jorge Argueta

Primaria (Grados 3–5)

Title Author
Alicia Alonso: First Lady of the Ballet Sandra Martin Arnold
Amazing Hispanic American History George Ochoa
Becoming Naomi Leon Pam Muñoz Ryan
Book Fiesta!: Celebrate Children's Day/Book Day; Celebremos El 
día de los niños/El día de los libros
Pat Mora
Calling the Doves/El Encanto De Las Palomas Juan Felipe Herrera
Charro: The Mexican Cowboy George Ancona
Chavela and the Magic Bubble Monica Brown
El Piñatero/The Piñata Maker George Ancona
Ellen Ochoa: The First Hispanic Woman Astronaut Romero Maritza
Family Pictures Carmen Lomas Garza
Famous Hispanic Americans Janet Morey
Grandma's Chocolate Mara Price
Hands-on Latin America: Art Activities For All Ages Yvonne Y. Merrill
Harvesting Hope: The Story of Cesar Chavez Kathleen Krull
How Tia Lola Came to Stay Julia Alvarez
Ivan Rodriguez Tony DeMarco
Learning About Determination From the Life of Gloria Estefan Meanne Stazzabosco
Magic Windows Carmen Lomas Garza
Maximilian & the Mystery of the Guardian Angel: A Bilingual Lucha Libre Thriller Xavier Garza
My Diary from Here to There Amada Irma Pérez
Poet and Politician of Puerto Rico: Don Luis Munoz Marin Carmen T. Bernier-Grand
Return to Sender Julia Alvarez
Salsa Stories Lulu Delacre
Tales Our Abuelitas Told: A Hispanic Folktale Collection Alma Flor Ada and F. Isabel Campoy
The Biographical Dictionary of Hispanic Americans Nicholas E. Meyer
The Bossy Gallito Lucia Gonzalez
The Day It Snowed Tortillas: A Classic from the American Southwest Joe Hayes
The Dreamer Pam Munoz Ryan
Under the Royal Palms: a Childhood in Cuba Alma Flor Ada
Where the Flame Trees Bloom Alma Flor Ada

Secundaria (Grados 6–8)

Title Author
Among the Volcanoes Omar S. Castañeda
Baseball in April and Other Stories Gary Soto
Becoming Naomi León Pam Muñoz Ryan
Before We Were Free Julia Alvarez
Breaking Through Francisco Jiménez
Call Me Maria: a Novel Judith Ortiz Cofer
César Chávez: A Photographic Essay Ilan Stavans
Cool Salsa: Bilingual Poems on Growing Up Latino in the United States Lori Carlson, Editor
Crossing the Wire Will Hobbs
Cuba 15 Nancy Osa
Dancing Home Alma For Ada
Delores Huerta: Labor Leader and Civil Rights Activist Robin S. Doak
El Caracol: The Story of Alfonso, Labor Camp Child Yolanda Espinosa Espinoza
Esperanza Rising Pam Munoz Ryan
Extraordinary Hispanic Americans Susan Sinnott
Facts of Life Gary Soto
Flight to Freedom Ana Veciana–Suarez
Hispanic, Female and Young: An Anthology Edited by Phyllis Tashlik
Hurricane Dancers: The First Caribbean Pirate Shipwreck Margarita Engle
Journey of Dreams Marge Pellegrino
My Daughter, My Son, the Eagle, the Dove: An Aztec Chant Ana Castillo
Struggling to Become an American Robin Santos Doak
Summer of Mariposas Guadalupe Garcia McCall
The Circuit: Stories From the Life of a Migrant Child Francisco Jimenez
The Color of My Words Lynn Joseph
The Dreamer Pam Munoz Ryan
The Firefly Letters Margarita Engle
The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano Sonia Manzano
The Smell of Old Lady Perfume Claudia Guadalupe Martínez
The Surrender Tree: Poems of Cuba's Struggle for Freedom Margarita Engle
The Tree is Older than You Are Edited by Naomi Shihab Nye
Tropical secrets : Holocaust refugees in Cuba Margarita Engle
Under the Mesquite Guadalupe Garcia McCall
Under the Same Sky Cynthia DeFelico
Wachale! Poetry and Prose about Growing Up Latino in America Ilan Stavans, Editor
When I was a Boy Neruda Called Me Policarpo Poli Délano
Where the Flame Trees Bloom Alma Flor Ada

Preparatoria (Grados 9–12)

Title Author
Accidental Love Gary Soto
American Chica Maria Arana
Before We Were Free Julia Alvarez
Bless Me, Ultima Rudolfo Anaya
Crazy Loco David Talbot Rice
Curse of the Chupa Cabra Rudolfo Anaya
El Bronx Remembered Nicholasa Mohr
Famous Hispanic Americans Wendy Dunn, Janet Nomura Morey, and Carlos E. Cortes
Growing Up Inside the Sanctuary of My Imagination Nicholasa Mohr
Hispanic Surnames and Family History Lyman DePlatt
How the Garcia Girls Lost their Accents Julia Alvarez
I, Juan De Pareja Elizabeth Borton de Trevino
Jesse Gary Soto
Journey of the Sparrows Fran Leeper Buss
Kids Like Me Judith M. Blohm, Terri Lapinsky Powells
Latinnovating: Green American Jobs and the Latinos Creating Them Graciela Tiscareno-Sato
Laughing Out Loud, I Fly: Poems in English and Spanish Juan Felipe Herrera
One Hundred Years of Solitude Gabriel García Márquez
Parrot in the Oven: Mi Vida Victor Martinez
Reaching Out Francisco Jiménez
Red Hot Salsa: Bilingual Poems on Being Young
and Latino in the United States
Lori Marie Carlson
Riding Low on the Streets of Gold: Latino Literature for Young Adults Judith Ortiz Cofer
Taking Sides Gary Soto
The Distance Between Us: A Memoir Reyna Grande
The Emerald Lizard: Fifteen Latin American Tales to Tell Pleasant DeSpain
The House on Mango Street Sandra Cisneros
The Importance of a Piece of Paper: Stories Jimmy Santiago Baca
The Shadow of the Wind: A Novel by Carlos Ruiz Zafón and Lucia Graves
Voices in First Person: Reflections on Latino Identity edited by Lori Marie Carlson
When I Am Singing to You Rebecca Burke
When I Was Puerto Rican Esmeralda Santiago
Yo! Julia Alvarez
You Don't Have a Clue: Latino Mystery Stories for Teens edited by Sarah Cortez

Selecciones de lectura para los Adultos

Title Author
By the Lake of Sleeping Children: The Secret Life of the Mexican Border Luis Alberto Urrea
Chronology of Hispanic-American History: From Pre-Columbian Times to the Present Nicolas Kanellos
Collected Fictions Jorge Luis Borges, translated by Andrew Hurley
Down These Mean Streets Piri Thomas
Empress of the Splendid Season Ơscar Hijuelos
Everything you need to know about Latino History Himilce Novas
Hunger of Memory: The Education of Richard Rodriguez Richard Rodriguez
In the Time of the Butterflies: A Novel Julia Alvarez
Just Like Us: The True Story of Four Mexican Girls Coming of Age in America Helen Thorpe
Latino Literacy: The Complete Guide to Our Hispanic History and Culture Frank De Varona
Never Through Miami Robert Quesada
Our House in the Last World Ơscar Hijuelos
Shadow without a Name Ignacio Padilla
Strangers Among Us: How Latino Immigration is Transforming America Roberto Suro
The Eastern Stars: How Baseball Changed the Dominican Town of San Pedro de Macoris Mark Kurlansky
The Latino Holiday Book: From Cinco de Mayo to Dia de los Muertos--the Celebrations and Traditions of Hispanic-Americans Valerie Menard
The Line of the Sun Judith Ortiz Cofer
The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love Ơscar Hijuelos
Thirty Million Strong: Reclaiming the Hispanic Image in American Culture Nicolas Kanellos
Women's Tales from the New Mexico WPA: La Diabla a Pie (Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Series) Tey Diana Rebolledo and María Teresa Márquez