Books Mentioned in the September 2023 Issue of Notes from the Horn Book

From the September 2023 issue of Notes from the Horn Book.

Five Questions for Pedro Martín

Mexikid: A Graphic Memoir; Dial

“Enchanting” and “unforgettable”

The Enchanted Life of Valentina Mejía by Alexandra Alessandri; Atheneum

Something like Home by Andrea Beatriz Arango; Random 

Lalo Lespérance Never Forgot by Phillippe Diederich; Dutton

What the Jaguar Told Her by Alexandra V. Méndez; Levine Querido

Barely Floating by Lilliam Rivera; Kokila/Penguin

Gatos, perros, and more

Spanish Is the Language of My Family by Michael Genhart; illus. by John Parra; Porter/Holiday

Breaking to the Beat! by Linda J. Acevedo; illus. by Frank Morrison; Lee & Low

My Dog Just Speaks Spanish by Andrea Cáceres; illus. by the author; Candlewick

Carina Felina by Carmen Agra Deedy; illus. by Henry Cole; Scholastic

Gato Guapo by Anika Aldamuy Denise; illus. by Zara González Hoang; Harper/HarperCollins

Water Day by Margarita Engle; illus. by Olivia Sua; Atheneum

Still Dreaming / Seguimos soñando by Claudia Guadalupe Martínez; illus. by Magdalena Mora; trans. into Spanish by Luis Humberto Crosthwaite; Children’s/Lee & Low

Martina Has Too Many Tías by Emma Otheguy; illus. by Sara Palacios; Atheneum

My Town / Mi pueblo  by Nicholas Solis; illus. by Luisa Uribe; Paulsen/Penguin 

Papá’s Magical Water-Jug Clock by Jesús Trejo; illus. by Eliza Kinkz; Minerva/Astra

Latine/x YA: Not alone

Frontera by Julio Anta; illus. by Jacoby Salcedo; HarperAlley/HarperCollins

The Making of Yolanda la Bruja by Lorraine Avila; Levine Querido 

Secret of the Moon Conch by David Bowles and Guadalupe García McCall; Bloomsbury

Wings in the Wild by Margarita Engle; Atheneum

I Am Not Alone by Francisco X. Stork; Scholastic




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