Our Mission

Our vision is to:

  • engage with works about, for, and/or by Latinxs;

  • offer a broad forum on Latinx children’s, MG, and YA books;

  • promote literacy and the love of books within the Latinx community;

  • examine the historical and contemporary state of Latinx characters;

  • encourage interest in Latinx children’s, MG, and YA literature among non-Latinx readers;

  • share perspectives and resources that can be of use to writers, authors, illustrators, librarians, parents, teachers, scholars, and other stakeholders in literacy and publishing.

On this site, you’ll find:

  • posts about Latinxs in children’s literature;

  • lists of books that we have read and reviewed with links to those reviews. Please read our Review Policy before requesting a review.

  • book talks, where we’ll highlight books we’re reading and explain why you should be reading them, too;

  • interviews with writers and illustrators about their creative journeys;

  • interviews with agents and editors about the publishing process;

  • teaching ideas;

  • articles and news links aimed at writers and others involved in literacy and publishing;

  • guest posts. Please write to us if you have an idea for a post.

14 comments on “Our Mission

  1. Good afternoon:
    Kindly let me know how I can get our company’s bilingual children’s books reviewed by your organization. We are a new, Philadelphia-based publishing company, with 5 books published, and would love to get reviews and exposure. Thanks!

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  7. Love this mission!
    I’ve scoured goodreads, my local library, amazon, etc… looking for a place where chicanx/latinx works are listed/published/sorted en masse.
    I feel like I just found a gold mine.

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  10. Hi there, I discovered your web site via Google while looking for a related matter, your web site got here up, it appears great. I have bookmarked it in my google bookmarks.

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  12. I will be using your resource in my doctoral research paper on sites to use in selecting Latinx literature that is reviewed and has authentic voice!

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