Hispanic Heritage Month is a time to celebrate and reflect on how Hispanic culture shapes our country. This is especially expressed in the form of children’s books. Below is a list of powerful stories to read to kids about Hispanic culture and the impact it has in our communities.

Dreamers by Yuyi Morales

Islandborn by Junot Diaz

Mango, Abuela, and Me by Meg Medina 

The Poet Upstairs by Judith Ortiz Cofer

Too many Tamales by Gary Soto

Day of the Dead by Linda Lowery

Mama Provi and the Pot of Rice by Sylvia Rosa-Casanova