Special Topics and Award Books

Dark and Deepest Red

Summer, 1518. A strange sickness sweeps through Strasbourg: women dance in the streets, some until they fall down dead. As rumors of witchcraft spread, suspicion turns toward Lavinia and her family, and Lavinia may have to do the unimaginable to save herself and everyone she loves.

Dark and Deepest Red

Anna-Marie McLemore
(Young Adult Fiction - Y Mclemor)

Summer, 1518. A strange sickness sweeps through Strasbourg: women dance in the streets, some until they fall down dead. As rumors of witchcraft spread, suspicion turns toward Lavinia and her family, and Lavinia may have to do the unimaginable to save herself and everyone she loves.


YA National Hispanic Heritage Month

Sanctuary

In 2032, when sixteen-year-old Vali's mother is detained by the Deportation Forces, Vali must flee Vermont with her little brother, Ernie, hoping to reach their Tía Luna in the sanctuary state of California.

Sanctuary

Paola Mendoza, Abby Sher
(Young Adult Fiction - Y Mendoza)

In 2032, when sixteen-year-old Vali's mother is detained by the Deportation Forces, Vali must flee Vermont with her little brother, Ernie, hoping to reach their Tía Luna in the sanctuary state of California.


YA National Hispanic Heritage Month

Tigers, Not Daughters

Three sisters in San Antonio are shadowed by guilt and grief over the loss of their oldest sister, who still haunts their house.

Tigers, Not Daughters

Samantha Mabry
(Young Adult Fiction - Y Mabry)

Three sisters in San Antonio are shadowed by guilt and grief over the loss of their oldest sister, who still haunts their house.


YA National Hispanic Heritage Month

Shadowshaper

When the murals painted on the walls of her Brooklyn neighborhood start to change and fade in front of her, Sierra Santiago discovers her Puerto Rican family are shadowshapers and finds herself in a battle with an evil anthropologist for the lives of her family and friends.

Shadowshaper

Daniel Jose Older
(Young Adult Fiction - Y Older)

When the murals painted on the walls of her Brooklyn neighborhood start to change and fade in front of her, Sierra Santiago discovers her Puerto Rican family are shadowshapers and finds herself in a battle with an evil anthropologist for the lives of her family and friends.


YA National Hispanic Heritage Month

Wild Tongues Can't Be Tamed: 15 Voices from the Latinx Diaspora

In Wild Tongues Can't Be Tamed, bestselling and award-winning authors as well as up-and-coming voices interrogate the different myths and stereotypes about the Latinx diaspora.

Wild Tongues Can't Be Tamed: 15 Voices from the Latinx Diaspora

Saraciea J Fennell
- Editor
(Young Adult Fiction - Y)

In Wild Tongues Can't Be Tamed, bestselling and award-winning authors as well as up-and-coming voices interrogate the different myths and stereotypes about the Latinx diaspora.


YA National Hispanic Heritage Month

Sweet Black Waves

When she unwittingly saves the life of an enemy, lady-in-waiting Branwen awakens an ancient healing magic within herself, warming her heart to her enemy's cause and setting herself at odds with her best friend, the princess.

Sweet Black Waves

Kristina Pérez
(Young Adult Fiction - Y Perez)

When she unwittingly saves the life of an enemy, lady-in-waiting Branwen awakens an ancient healing magic within herself, warming her heart to her enemy's cause and setting herself at odds with her best friend, the princess.


YA National Hispanic Heritage Month

Paola Santiago and the River of Tears

In Silver Springs, Arizona, her mother's stories of the monstrous La Llorona are thrilling but unbelievable to science-loving Paola until she and her best friends Dante and Emma take a walk through a cactus field near the Gila River.

Paola Santiago and the River of Tears

Tehlor Kay Mejia
(Juvenile Fiction - J Mejia)

In Silver Springs, Arizona, her mother's stories of the monstrous La Llorona are thrilling but unbelievable to science-loving Paola until she and her best friends Dante and Emma take a walk through a cactus field near the Gila River.


YA National Hispanic Heritage Month

Fire with Fire

Raised to kill dragons along with her sister, Dani Rivera unexpectedly forges a rare and magical bond with one who makes her question everything she thought she knew about dragons, which pits her against her sister.

Fire with Fire

Destiny Soria
(Young Adult Fiction - Y Soria)

Raised to kill dragons along with her sister, Dani Rivera unexpectedly forges a rare and magical bond with one who makes her question everything she thought she knew about dragons, which pits her against her sister.


YA National Hispanic Heritage Month

Living Beyond Borders: Growing Up Mexican in America

An anthology of short stories, essays, poetry, and comics about the Mexican American experience.

Living Beyond Borders: Growing Up Mexican in America

Margarita Longoria
- Editor
(Young Adult Fiction - Y)

An anthology of short stories, essays, poetry, and comics about the Mexican American experience.


YA National Hispanic Heritage Month

Lobizona

Manuela Azul has been crammed into an existence that feels too small for her. As an undocumented immigrant who's on the run from her father's Argentine crime-family, Manu is confined to a small apartment and a small life in Miami, Florida.

Lobizona

Romina Garber
(Young Adult Fiction - Y Garber)

Manuela Azul has been crammed into an existence that feels too small for her. As an undocumented immigrant who's on the run from her father's Argentine crime-family, Manu is confined to a small apartment and a small life in Miami, Florida.


YA National Hispanic Heritage Month

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