Recommended Books with Latinx Characters
By Dr. Sonia Alejandra Rodriguez, PhD
Dr. Sonia Alejandra Rodriguez teaches composition, literature, and creative writing at LaGuardia Community College, CUNY. Her academic research focuses on Latinx children’s literature and decolonial healing practices. She is a contributing writer for Latinx in Kid Lit, We’re the People Summer List, and See What We See Coalition. Follow her on twitter @mariposachula8.
Publisher description: The third novel in the Roosevelt High School Series focuses on the difficult issue of a young man’s struggle with his sexual orientation — a conflict made more difficult by his family’s traditional Hispanic expectations.
Tommy Stands Tall
By Gloria Velásquez