Children’s Lit L-Z

Laura Lacámara, illustrated by Yuyi Morales and Laura Lacámara

Floating on Mama's Song/Flotando En La Cancion de Mama  18654384

Ofelia Dumas Lachtman, illustrated by Alex Pardo DeLange and Enrique O. Sánchez

Pepita Talks Twice/Pepita Habla DOS Veces  Pepita Thinks Pink/Pepita Y El Color Rosado: Pepita Y El Color Rosado  Pepita and the Bully/Pepita y La Peleonera  Big Enough/Bastante Grande

C. Drew Lamm, illustrated by Fabian Negrin


Katherine Leiner, illustrated by Edel Rodriguez

Mama Does the Mambo

Janice Levy, illustrated by Simone Shin

Jose Lozano


Jorge Luján, illustrated by Chiara Carrer, Morteza Zahesi, Piet Grobler, Manuel Monroy, and Mandana Sadat

13435273  7872781  902345  890389   1727572 2112014 624606

Nancy Luenn, illustrated by Robert Chapman

A Gift for Abuelita: Celebrating the Day of the Dead / Un regalo para Abuelita: En celebracion del Día de los Muertos

Ana María Machado

7570143  16000379

Maurie J. Manning


Sonia Manzano, illustrated by Marjorie Priceman, Matt Phelan, Jon J. Muth


Caren McNelly McCormack


Meg Medina, illustrated by Claudio Muñoz, Angela Dominguez

Tia Isa Wants a Car  

Rigoberta Menchú, illustrated by Domi


Retold by Marisa Montes, illustrated by Joe CepedaYuyi Morales, and Martha Winborn

Juan Bobo Goes to Work: A Puerto Rican Folk Tale  Los Gatos Black on Halloween  Egg-Napped!  A Crazy, Mixed-Up Spanglish Day  Who's That Girl? (Get Ready For Gabi, #2)

Luis Carlos Montalván and Bret Witter, photographs by Dan Dion


Pat Mora, illustrated by Rafael López, Raúl Colón, John ParraMaribel Suarez , Amelia Lau Carling, Elizabeth Sayles, Barbara Lavallee, Beatriz Vidal, Patrice Barton. Some co-written by Libby Martinez.

Book Fiesta!: Celebrate Children's Day/Book Day; Celebremos El dia de los ninos/El dia de los libros  Tomas and the Library Lady  Dona Flor: A Tall Tale About a Giant Woman with a Great Big Heart  Gracias/Thanks  Let's Eat!/A Comer!   A Pinata in a Pine Tree: A Latino Twelve Days of Christmas  Sweet Dreams/Dulces Suenos  Wiggling Pockets/Los bolsillos saltarines  Abuelos  240405  473714  483866  2310683  18106361  18342419

Yuyi Morales

Just a Minute!: A Trickster Tale and Counting Book  Just In Case: A Trickster Tale and Spanish Alphabet Book  Little Night  Niño Wrestles the World  20518948

Birte Muller

Felipa and the Day of the Dead

Aquiles Nazoa, illustrated by Ana Palmero Caceres


Amy Novesky, illustrated by David Diaz

Me, Frida

Raquel M. Ortiz, illustrated by Maria Dominguez

SOFI AND THE MAGIC MUSICAL MURAL / SOFI Y EL MAGICO MURAL MUSICAL by Raquel M. Ortiz; illustrated by Maria Dominguez. (Arte Público) 5/15 -- Picture book

Amanda Irma Pérez, illustrated by Maya Christina Gonzalez

My Diary from Here to There/Mi diario de aqui hasta alla  My Very Own Room/Mi propio cuartito  Nana's Big Surprise/Nana, Que sorpresa!

L. King Pérez, illustrated by Robert Casilla

Primer Dia en las Uvas

Virginia Walton Pilegard


Marshalla Ramos, illustrated by Michael Murphy

Luis J. Rodriguez


Susan Goldman Rubin


Lupe Ruiz-Flores, illustrated by Alisha Gambino, Laura LacamaraRobert CasillaGabhor Utomo, Pauline Rodriguez Howard

8576908  17171578  17870784

  Alicia's Fruity Drinks / Las Aguas Frescas de Alicia  3262586

Pam Muñoz Ryan, illustrated by Joe Cepeda


Antonio Sacre, illustrated  by Sebastia Serra, Angela Dominguez, Alfredo Aguirre

10170075   8387541   1820204

Benjamin Alire Sáenz, illustrated by Esau Andrade Valencia


Laurie Purdie Salas, illustrated by Violeta Dabija

A Leaf Can Be . . . (Millbrook Picture Books)  18318005

René Saldaña, Jr., illustrated by Carolyn Dee Flores


Diana Lee Santamaria

24753419  22792030  22848519  22792031

Francisco Serrano


Ida Siegal


Joseph Slate, illustrated by Felipe Dávalos


Gary Sotoillustrated by Susan Guevara, Stephanie Garcia, Ed Martinez, Joe Cepeda, Pamela Paparone, Terry Widener

Chato and the Party Animals  Snapshots from the Wedding  Too Many Tamales  Chato's Kitchen  The Old Man and His Door  My Little Car  Chato Goes Cruisin'  If the Shoe Fits  Big Bushy Mustache   

Carmen Tafolla, illustrated by Amy Córdova, Amy Morales, Terry Ybanez 

What Can You Do with a Rebozo?  Fiesta Babies  What Can You Do with a Paleta?  2697445

Roseanne Thong, illustrated by John Parra, Sara Palacios

15791044  18296043  20821234

Graciela Tiscareño-Sato, illustrated by Linda Lens


Duncan Tonatiuh

Diego Rivera: His World and Ours  Dear Primo: A Letter to My Cousin  Pancho Rabbit and the Coyote: A Migrant's Tale  18405521  

Jennifer Torres, illustrated by Renato Alarcão

FINDING THE MUSIC / EN POS DE LA MUSICA by Jennifer Torres; illustrated by Renato Alarcão (Lee & Low) 5/15 -- Picture book

Leyla Torres

1294391   1476629  1241996

Verónica Uribe and Gloria Calderón-Sáenz


Samantha R. Vamos, illustrated  by Rafael LópezRyan O’RourkeSantiago Cohen

The Cazuela That the Farm Maiden Stirred : Spanish/ English     

Eric Velasquez

Grandma's Gift  Grandma's Records

Alidis Vicente

20878004  Violet

Beatriz Vidal


Sarah Warren, illustrated by Robert Casilla

Dolores Huerta: A Hero to Migrant Workers

Rosemary Wells, illustrated by Peter Ferguson


Natasha Wing, illustrated by Robert Casilla

Jalapeno Bagels

Jeanette Winter


Jonah Winter, illustrated by Edel Rodriguez


Caryn Yacowitz, illustrated by Joe Cepeda


2 comments on “Children’s Lit L-Z

  1. Here is where I need help. Other than Freddie Ramos, I have been unable to find beginner chapter books highlighting Latino/Latina characters. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated

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