300+ Hispanic Children’s & YA Books

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    Hispanic Heritage Month is in full swing! Observed annually from September 15 to October 15, it celebrates the contributions and influence of Hispanic Americans to the history, culture, and achievements of the United States. To mark the occasion, … Read More

#DiverseKidLit July 2018

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    Welcome to #DiverseKidLit! Please join us in sharing your diverse children’s book links and resources, as well as visiting other links to find great suggestions and recommendations. What Is #DiverseKidLit? Diverse Children’s Books is a book-sharing meme designed to promote … Read More

50 Children’s Books set in the Caribbean

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    UPDATED JUNE 2022! June is National Caribbean American Heritage Month! It serves to celebrate the rich and diverse cultures of the Caribbean and the significance of Caribbean people and their descendants in the history and culture of the … Read More

Pura Belpré Award Winners 1996 – 2022

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    Named after the first Latina librarian at the New York Public Library, the Pura Belpré Award was established in 1996. It recognizes #ownvoices writers and illustrators whose work best portrays the Latinx culture in an outstanding work of children and … Read More

2016 Américas Award Winning Children’s Books

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  Earlier this week the 2016 Américas Award winning Children’s Books were announced: Echo by Pam Muñoz Ryan and Out of Darkness by Ashley Hope-Pérez, along with two Honourable Mentions and other Commended Titles. The Américas Award for Children’s and Young Adult literature recognizes … Read More