By Paolo Bacigalupi (J Baci)
Three kids discover that the locally produced meat is turning people into zombies. Nobody believes them and it is up to them to save the world while navigating issues of racism and illegal immigration.
By Jacqueline Jules (J Jule)
This series tells the story of a boy who mysteriously receives a package of shoes that give him the power to run super-fast. This new power inspires him to go out and do heroic deeds.
By Alma Flor Ada (J Ada)
Latinos are many different types of people. Some are Black or Asian or Jewish. Read the short stories of some very different young Latinos and be amazed.
By Monica Brown (JB Puen)
Tito was always playing music from pots and pans to a saxophone while he was in the Navy. After attending Julliard his musical dreams come true and he is known as the Mambo King. (BILINGUAL)
By Casimiro Paiz (J 398.2 Paiz)
Passed down from generation to generation from 1890 onwards, this is the story of a farmer who escaped the infamous New Mexican thief Vicente Silva and his gang of bank robbers. (BILINGUAL)
By Margarita Engle (J Engl)
When Tony’s mother ends up in jail he is sent to live with his great uncle Tio in the wilderness of the Sierra Nevada and is exposed to a completely different way of life.
By Xavier Garza (J Garz)
This second title in a series stands alone as Max has to deal with bickering aunts, his uncles’ quest for a tag-team title, and the temptation of a new, possibly evil, girl.
By Gary D. Schmidt (JB Martin)
Born into poverty in Peru and faced with discrimination and neglect, the “son of a slave” becomes known to all the people of Lima for his compassion and care.
By Diane De Anda (J DeAn)
When a cousin is diagnosed with diabetes, a family tradition of eating is turned into a hunt for hidden sugars in the foods they eat.