Diverse Resources for Your Homeschool Classroom: Hispanic and Latino Folk Tales, Characters, Heroes, Historical Figures, and Authors for Early and Elementary Readers – English/Spanish/Bilingual Titles

If some of these books don’t make you want to curl up with the kids, sip some warm beverages, and learn about the world around you from the comfort of your own home, I don’t know what would!

Gorgeous photos, heart-warming traditions, lively culture, incredible stories, inspiring change-makers!

Read, learn, and enjoy!

Introduce your children to the beauty of Hispanic and Latino Language, History, Cultures, Folklore, Traditions, Art, Heroes, Authors, Leaders, Change-Makers, and MORE!

Check out this collection of gorgeous Fiction, Non-Fiction, Biography, Autobiography, Poetry, and more!

English, Spanish, and Bilingual versions available for your consideration!

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Great for homeschoolers, worldschoolers, teachers, librarians, and anyone hoping to inspire!


Easy Fiction


Non-Fiction and Biography


Resource Index

Easy Fiction

Ada – Gathering the Sun: An Alphabet In Spanish And English 

Ada – I Love Saturdays y domingos

Alarcon – Animal Poems of the Iguazú / Animalario Del Iguazú (English and Spanish Edition)

Anaya – La Llorona: The Crying Woman (English and Spanish Edition)

Arena – Besos for Baby: A Little Book of Kisses

Bernier-Grand – Shake It, Morena!: And Other Folklore from Puerto Rico

Bernier-Grand – Juan Bobo: Four Folktales from Puerto Rico

Bertrand – The Empanadas That Abuela Made/Las Empanadas Que Hacia LA Abuela

Bertrand – We Are Cousins / Somos primos

Brown – Marisol McDonald Doesn’t Match / Marisol McDonald no combina

Brusca – On the Pampas

Bunting – A Day’s Work

Castaneda – Abuela’s Weave

Chapra – Amelia’s Show-and-Tell Fiesta / Amelia y la fiesta de muestra y cuenta (Spanish and English Edition)

Diaz – Islandborn

Del Mazo – La luz de Lucía (Lucy’s Light) (Spanish Edition)

de la Pena – Carmela Full of Wishes

Dominguez – Maria Had a Little Llama / María Tenía Una Llamita

Dorros – Abuela

Dorros – Abuelo

Ehlert – Cuckoo/Cucu: A Mexican Folktale/Un cuento folklorico mexicano (Spanish and English Edition) 

Ehlert – Moon Rope/Un lazo a la luna (Spanish and English Edition)

Elya – La Princesa and the Pea

Galan – Qué cosas dice mi abuela (The Things My Grandmother Says): (Spanish language edition of The Things My Grandmother Says) (Spanish Edition)

Garcia – Escuchando con mi Corazón: Una cuento de bondad y autocompasión (Listening with my Heart) (Spanish Edition)

Garcia – Listening with My Heart: A story of kindness and self-compassion

Garza – Lucia the Luchadora

Garza – Lucia the Luchadora and the Million Masks

Gonzalez – The Bossy Gallito / El gallo de bodas (Bilingual): A Traditional Cuban Folktale (Spanish and English Edition)

Hayes – El Cucuy: A Bogeyman Cuento in English and Spanish (English and Spanish Edition)

Ibarrola – El ladron de estrellas/ The Star Thief (Cuentos Para Sentir/ Stories to Feel) (Spanish Edition)

Javaherbin – Soccer Star

Kent – El Perro con Sombrero: A Bilingual Doggy Tale (Spanish Edition)

Kranz – Only One You/Nadie Como Tú

Krebs – Up and Down the Andes

Lainez – From North to South / Del Norte al Sur

Lainez – Rene Has Two Last Names / Rene tiene dos apellidos

Lainez – The Tooth Fairy Meets El Raton Perez

Marshall – Rainbow Weaver/Tejedora del Arcoiris

Martinez-Neal – Alma and How She Got Her Name

McCormack – The Fiesta Dress: A Quinceanera Tale

Medina – Mango, Abuela, and Me

Mendez – Where Are You From?

Mills – La Frontera: El Viaje Con Papa / My Journey with Papa

Montes – Juan Bobo Goes to Work: A Puerto Rican Folk Tale

Mora – The Bakery Lady/LA Senora De LA Panaderia

Mora – Book Fiesta!: Celebrate Children’s Day/Book Day; Celebremos El dia de los ninos/El dia de los libros

Mora – Gracias / Thanks

Mora – The Rainbow Tulip

Morales – Dreamers

Morales – Just a Minute: A Trickster Tale and Counting Book

Morales – Just In Case: A Trickster Tale and Spanish Alphabet Book

Morales – Little Night/Nochecita

Morales – Niño Wrestles the World

Morales – Soñadores (Spanish Edition)

Palacios – The Llama’s Secret – A Peruvian Legend

Perdomo – La cajita de las palabras todas (Spanish Edition)

Perez – My Very Own Room/Mi propio cuartito

Price – Grandma’s Chocolate / El Chocolate De Abuelita

Quintero – My Papi Has a Motorcycle

Ramos – The Little Clay Jar / La vasijita de barro (English and Spanish Edition)

Rodriguez – Kiki Kokí: La Leyenda Encantada del Coquí (Kiki Kokí: The Enchanted Legend of the Coquí Frog) (Spanish Edition)

Rubin – Dragones y Tacos (Spanish Edition)

Saenz – The Dog Who Loved Tortillas: La perrita que le encantaban las tortillas

Santana – La Familia Cool: El tesoro más valioso / The Most Valuable Treasure

Smith – The Best Mariachi in the World / El mejor mariachi del mundo is bilingual (English/Spanish)

Soto – Too Many Tamales

Sotomayor – ¡Solo pregunta!: Sé Diferente, Sé Valiente, Sé Tú (Spanish Edition)

Tafolla – What Can You Do with a Paleta / ¿Qué Puedes Hacer con una Paleta?

Tafolla – What Can You Do With a Rebozo?/¿Qué puedes hacer con un rebozo?

Thong – Green Is a Chile Pepper: A Book of Colors

Thong – Round Is a Tortilla: A Book of Shapes

Thong – One Is a Piñata: A Book of Numbers

Tiscareno-Sato – Good Night Captain Mama: Buenas Noches Capitán Mamá

Tonatiuh – Dear Primo: A Letter to My Cousin

Tonatiuh – Pancho Rabbit and the Coyote: A Migrant’s Tale

Tonatiuh – The Princess and the Warrior: A Tale of Two Volcanoes

Toscano – Papa’s Pastries

Van Laan – The Magic Bean Tree: A Legend from Argentina

Vicente – The Coqui and The Iguana

Williams – Un sillón para mi mamá (A Chair for My Mother)

Witt – Nick and Aya Travel to Argentina

Woodson – El día en que descubres quién eres (Spanish Edition)

Zepeda – Growing Up With Tamales / Los tamales de Ana


Nonfiction and Biography

Brown – Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos

Brown – My Name is Celia/Me llamo Celia: The Life of Celia Cruz/la vida de Celia Cruz

Brown – My Name is Gabito / Me llamo Gabito: The Life of Gabriel Garcia Marquez (English, Multilingual and Spanish Edition) 

Brown – My Name Is Gabriela/Me llamo Gabriela (Rise and Shine) (English, Multilingual and Spanish Edition)

Brown – Pele, King of Soccer/Pele, El Rey del Futbol: Bilingual Spanish-English

Brown – Side by Side/Lado a Lado: The Story of Dolores Huerta and Cesar Chavez/La Historia de Dolores Huerta y Cesar Chavez

Brown – Tito Puente, Mambo King/Tito Puente, Rey del Mambo: Bilingual Spanish-English

Brown – Waiting for the Biblioburro/Esperando el Biblioburro: (Spanish-English bilingual edition)

Denise – Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré

Engle – Dancing Hands: How Teresa Carreño Played the Piano for President Lincoln

Engle – Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl’s Courage Changed Music

Frith – Frida Kahlo: The Artist who Painted Herself

Garza – In My Family/En mi familia

Herrera – Calling the Doves/El canto de las palomas

Krull – Harvesting Hope: The Story of Cesar Chavez

Martinez – Good Night Puerto Rico (Good Night Our World)

Reynoso – Be Bold! Be Brave! 11 Latinas Who Made U.S. History (English and Spanish Edition)

Schmidt – Martin de Porres: The Rose in the Desert

Tonatiuh – Danza!: Amalia Hernández and Mexico’s Folkloric Ballet

Tonatiuh – Diego Rivera: His World and Ours

Tonatiuh – Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez and Her Family’s Fight for Desegregation

Winter – Biblioburro: A True Story from Colombia

Winter – Frida (English Language Edition)

Winter – Sonia Sotomayor: A Judge Grows in the Bronx / La juez que crecio en el Bronx (Spanish and English Edition)

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