readers K-2

Isabel and her colores go to school

Author: Alexandra Alessandri

Description: English just feels wrong to Isabel. She prefers her native Spanish. As she prepares for a new school, she knows she's going to have to learn. Her first day is uncomfortable, until she employs her crayons and discovers there's more than one way to communicate with new friends

readERS 3-5

nuestra America: 30 inspiring latinas/latinos who have shaped the United States

Author: Sabrina Vourvoulias

Description: Published in association with the Smithsonian Institution and the Molina Family Latino Gallery, a celebration of 30 of history's most influential Latinas and Latinos shares the uplifting stories of subjects ranging from Pura Belpré and César Chávez to Jennifer Lopez and Sonia Sotomayor

readERS 6-8

Step up to the plate

Author: Uma Krishnaswami

Description: Nine-year-old Maria Singh learns to play softball just like her heroes in the All-American Girls' League, while her parents and neighbors are struggling through World War II, working for India's independence, and trying to stay on their farmland