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Author:
Derrick Barnes
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
Awards:

The barbershop is where the magic happens. Boys go in as lumps of clay and, with princely robes draped around their shoulders, a dab of cool shaving cream on their foreheads, and a slow, steady cut, they become royalty. That crisp yet subtle line makes boys sharper, more visible, more aware of every
Author:
Erin Foley
Reading Level:
Pre-School,Early Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
Explores five Puerto Rican festivals: The Calle San Sebastian Festival, the fiesta for Santiago Apostol, the celebrations during the Las Navidades, the patriotic festivals of Grito de Lares, and Puerto Rican Day in the United States.
Author:
Barbara M. Joosse
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
The story of a little girl grieving the loss of her grandmother as she learns about the importance of the celebration of the Days of the Dead.
Author:
Isabel Quintero
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
Bilingual:
Yes
A celebration of the love between a father and daughter, and of a vibrant immigrant neighborhood, by an award-winning author and illustrator duo. When Daisy Ramona zooms around her neighborhood with her papi on his motorcycle, she sees the people and places she's always known. She also sees a commun
Author:
Laurie Lawlor
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School,Late Elementary School
Genre:
Biography
In celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of Silent Spring, here is a biography of Rachel Carson, the pioneering environmentalist. She wrote Silent Spring to wake people up to the harmful impact humans were having on our planet.
Author:
Lulu Delacre
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Middle School
Genre:
Fiction
Salsa Stories explores Puerto Rican holidays, with rich descriptions of the culture and traditions of celebrations throughout the year.
Author:
Carmen T. Bernier-Grand
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
This collection of folk tales features games, songs and riddles from Puerto Rico.
Author:
Robert L. Muckley
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Middle School
Genre:
Fiction
Bilingual:
Yes
Bilingual stories from Puerto Rico that illustrate the rich culture and history of the island.
Author:
Edwin Fontanez
Reading Level:
Pre-School,Early Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
Awards:

Bilingual:
Yes
An entertaining tool for discovering Puerto Rico's rich vejigante tradition - beautiful coloring activities and informative historical notes illuminate the style and symbolism of Puerto Rico's folk festivals.
Author:
Hena Khan
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
Grandma's hijab clasps under her chin. Auntie pins hers up with a whimsical brooch. Jenna puts a sun hat over hers when she hikes. Iman wears a sports hijab for tae kwon do. As a young girl observes the women in her life and how each covers her hair a different way, she dreams of the possibilities i
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