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10 Diverse Comic Book Characters
9 Diverse Comic Book Characters
By Cristina Arreola | 09/25/2015 - 11:55

Slowly but surely, comic book characters and superheros have grown to look more and more like ourselves, like our friends, like the people in our neighborhoods.


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13 Latino Young Adult Authors To Know
13 Latino Young Adult Authors To Know
By Cristina Arreola | 09/15/2015 - 09:43

Latino authors have contributed some of the most beloved books in history — and young adult literature is no exception. Encourage your teenagers to get lost in the world of lit with one of these young adult novels by Latinos:


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These 'Anti-Princess' Children's Books Hope To Inspire Young Latinas
These 'Anti-Princess' Children's Books Hope To Inspire Young Latinas
By Cristina Arreola | 09/09/2015 - 15:29

Have you ever wondered why Disney princesses always need to be saved by some prince? Why can't they save themselves? Why can't one of their badass girlfriends could lend them a hand?


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Christina Diaz Gonzalez Moving Target Excerpt
Read Chapter One Of Christina Diaz Gonzalez's YA Adventure "Moving Target"
By Cristina Arreola | 08/25/2015 - 16:44

Christina Diaz Gonzalez's newest YA adventure Moving Target follows teenager Cassie Arroyo, a Latina living in Rome with her father, an art historian w


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Inspiring Latina: Christina Diaz Gonzalez Spills On Her YA Adventure "Moving Target"
Inspiring Latina: Christina Diaz Gonzalez Spills On Her YA Adventure "Moving Target"
By Cristina Arreola | 08/25/2015 - 15:04

Christina Diaz Gonzalez is, without a doubt, one of the most beloved, renowned authors in Latino young adult literature.


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13 Books With An Afro-Latino Protagonist
13 Books With An Afro-Latino Protagonist
By Cristina Arreola | 08/09/2015 - 11:49

August 9 is National Book Lovers Day, a full 24 hours to celebrate those among us who would just rather spend their days wrapped up in a good novel.


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Books About Cuba
10 Must-Read Books About Cuba
By Cristina Arreola | 06/22/2015 - 15:15

From Ernest Hemingway to Graham Greene, countless authors (Cuban and non-Cuban, alike!) have found their inspiration in the culture and politics of the island nation.


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9 Books About The Latino LGBT Experience
9 Books About The Latino LGBT Experience
By Cristina Arreola | 06/17/2015 - 11:24

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month is celebrated every June, as the LGBT community and their supporters take to the streets for a month of


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Juan Felipe Herrera Latino Poet Laureate
Juan Felipe Herrera Becomes First Latino to Be Named U.S. Poet Laureate
By Cristina Arreola | 06/11/2015 - 09:21

On Wednesday, the Library of Congress announced that Juan Felipe Herrera will be the first Latino to be named U.S. Poet Laureate.


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