A Letter from Young Adult Readers to Latinx Writers About Race, Gender, and Other Issues

  By Marilisa Jiménez García with Lehigh Students: Kristen Mejia, Felicia Galvez, Sarah White, Caroline Raney This Spring 2017, I taught a course at Lehigh University called “Latinx Youth Culture.” The course centered on studying youth literature and culture from … Continue reading

Book Review: Shadowhouse Fall by Daniel José Older

Reviewed by Ashley Hope Pérez This review of Shadowhouse Fall, book #2 in the Shadowshaper Cypher series, is based on an advance reader’s edition. DESCRIPTION FROM THE PUBLISHER: The extraordinary sequel to the New York Times bestseller Shadowshaper is daring, dazzling, defiant. … Continue reading

Book Reviews: Gift-worthy Bilingual Children’s Books

Reviews by Ashley Hope Pérez It’s an ongoing challenge for our family to find high-quality books in Spanish, and it is even more difficult to find bilingual editions where Spanish and English are presented as equals. This beautiful children’s book … Continue reading

Book Review: Here We Are: Feminism for the Real World Edited by Kelly Jensen

    Reviewed by Cecilia Cackley DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK: Let’s get the feminist party started! Here We Are is a scrapbook-style teen guide to understanding what it really means to be a feminist. It’s packed with essays, lists, poems, comics, … Continue reading

2017 Titles By/For/About Latinx!!

  Get your To-Be-Read lists out! Here are the 50+ titles we know about that are releasing in 2017 that are by Latinx creators with or without Latinx characters and by non-Latinx creators with Latinx characters. We plan to review … Continue reading

Our 2016 Favorites List: Libros Latinxs

Welcome to our favorites of 2016 list! This year’s releases offered picture books that we found irresistible, early reader/chapter books that charmed us to the core, and works of fiction and nonfiction sure to thrill middle-grade and YA readers. Librarians, parents, and teachers, … Continue reading