Latinx Heritage Month (September 15th-October 15th) honors Latinx tradition, history, and culture. Celebrate with us by listening to these stories from around the globe, written and read by masterful authors and narrators.
After receiving a frantic letter from her newly-wed cousin begging for someone to save her from a mysterious doom, NoemĂ Taboada heads to High Place, a distant house in the Mexican countryside. From the author of Gods of Jade and Shadow comes this âterrifying twist on classic gothic horrorâ (Kirkus Reviews) set in glamorous 1950s Mexico.
In the late 1930s, When General Franco and his Fascists succeed in overthrowing the Spanish government, a young widow named Roser is among the thousands forced to flee her country. Soon, her life intertwines with that of Victor Dalmau, an army doctorâin order to survive, the two must unite in a marriage neither of them desires. As unlikely partners starting over on a new continent, their trials, hopes, and joys are just beginning.
Linda has moved to SaĚo Paulo, with her husband, Dennis, who has accepted a yearlong professorship. As Dennis submerges himself in his work, Linda finds herself unmoored and adrift. Lindaâs maid, Marta, is struggling to make sense of complicated history and its racial tensions, and is exasperated by Lindaâs instability. One day, Linda leaves home with a charismatic and beguiling artist, whom she joins on a fervent adventure that causes reverberations felt by everyone, and ultimately binds Marta and Linda in a profoundly human, and tender, way.
Arturo and Alma Rivera have lived their whole lives in Mexico. One day their daughter, Maribel, sustains a terrible injury. And so, leaving all they have behind, the Riveras come to America with a single dream: that in this country of great opportunity and resources, Maribel can get better. Woven into their stories are the testimonials of men and women who have come to the United States from all over Latin America. Their journeys and their voices will inspire you, surprise you, and break your heart.
Latinas of Indigenous descent living in the American West take center stage in this haunting debut story collectionâa powerful meditation on friendship, mothers and daughters, and the deep-rooted truths of our homelands.
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Young Latinos across the United States are redefining their identities, pushing boundaries, and awakening politically in powerful and surprising ways. In this empowering cross-country travelogue, journalist and activist Paola Ramos embarks on a journey to find the communities of people defining the term, âLatinx.â Drawing on intensive field research as well as her own personal story, Ramos chronicles how âLatinxâ has given rise to a sense of collectivity and solidarity among Latinos unseen in this country for decades.
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian meets Jane the Virgin in this poignant and often laugh-out-loud funny contemporary YA about losing a sister and finding yourself amid the pressures, expectations, and stereotypes of growing up in a Mexican-American home.
*This audiobook is also available in Spanish*
Find stories for the whole family with these Latinx Heritage Month listens for kids & teens.