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National Hispanic Heritage Month: Recommended Readings

Resources in celebration of the history and contribution of Hispanic and Latino Americans. Additional resources at

Nonfiction Books

Our America: A Hispanic History of the United States

Undocumented Immigrants and Higher Education: Si Se Puede!

The Latino Threat: Constructing Immigrants, Citizens, and the Nation

My Beloved World

Dance and the Hollywood Latina: Race, Sex, and Stardom

Separate is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez & Her Family's Fight for Desegregation

Herencia: The Anthology of Hispanic Literature in the United States

When I Was Puerto Rican

Bilingual Is Better: Two Latina Moms on how the Bilingual Parenting Revolution is Changing the Face of America

Spare Parts: Four Undocumented Teenagers, One Ugly Robots, and the Battle for the American Dream

Harvest of Empire: A History of Latinos in America

Race Migrations: Latinos and the Cultural Transformation of Race

No Undocumented Child Left Behind: Plyler v. Doe and the Education of Undocumented Schoolchildren

Latino Churches: Faith, Family, and Ethnicity in the Second Generation

La Florida: Five Hundred Years of Hispanic Presence

Immigrant Children and the Politics of English-Only

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