On These Magic Shores

Written By: Yamile Saied Méndez Cover Art by: Sarah Coleman For Ages: MG & YA Language: English, some Spanish. Topics Covered: Immigration, Missing Persons, Family, Siblings, Magic, Fairies, Argentinian Culture & Traditions, Sickness, Theatre, Own Voices. Summary: Minerva is the oldest of 3 girls, and her younger sisters Dakota “Kota” and Avalon “Avi” are her…

The Piñata that the Farm Maiden Hung

Written by: Samantha R. Vamos Illustrated by: Sebastià Serra For ages: 3 years and up Language: English & Spanish Topics Covered: Latinx Identity, Rhyming, Hispanic Culture & Traditions, Summary: This book reads like a rhyming poem, set up in a style that adds to the pages before to create mouthfuls of rhymes and jumbles.  It’s very similar to the…