6 Latina Book Characters You Could Relate to Growing Up
6 Latina Book Characters You Could Relate to Growing Up
By Barbara Gonzalez | 09/11/2016 - 11:00

Even if the media didn't always portray accurate representations of Latina girls, there was one place we could turn to see ourselves: literature.


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Inspiring Latina: Carmen Rita
Why This Author Writes Fictional Books About Career-Driven Latinas
By Daniela Herrera | 08/10/2016 - 12:40

As a former finance expert and TV host, Carmen Rita Wong experienced first-hand the ups and downs of being a driven, successful Latina.


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14 Books By Latinx Authors You Should Know About
9 Books By Latinx Authors You Should Know About
By Barbara Gonzalez | 06/19/2016 - 13:00

The sun is finally out and vacation season is here. Need a book to read on your flight, on the beach or anywhere else you're chilling this summer? These books are definitely for you.


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Inspiring Latina: Meet Chloe Fernandez, a 9-Year-Old Author Living with PCD
Inspiring Latina: Meet Chloe Fernandez, a 9-Year-Old Author Living with PCD
By Raquel Reichard | 05/17/2016 - 15:49

Chloe R. Fernandez is a published author, model and actress who has written a script for a TV show and has a stellar idea for a health app.


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Mexican-American Studies Textbook Claims Chicanos Want to “Destroy This Society”
Mexican-American Studies Textbook Claims Chicanos Want to “Destroy This Society”
By Raquel Reichard | 05/12/2016 - 15:34

This isn’t the textbook Texas activists had in mind when they were calling for more literature on Mexican-American history.


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New Book Examines The Aftermath Of A Horrific Crime In Brownsville, Texas
How a Horrific Parent-Children Murder Impacted a Latino Town in Texas
By Cindy Casares | 04/22/2016 - 09:56

A new book is telling the real-life tale of a ghastly 2003 murder that rocked the Southern Texas town of Brownsville. 


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Woman Crush(ing the Patriarchy) Wednesday: Sofia Quintero
Woman Crush(ing the Patriarchy) Wednesday: Sofia Quintero
By Raquel Reichard | 04/06/2016 - 15:43

If you’re a lit-lover lookin’ for some feminist reads that center the mujeres in your ‘hood – Black, brown, queer, trans and hip-hop lovin’ – you are going to fall in love with this week’s #


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Meet the Queer Latina Behind 2016’s Dopest LGBT YA Book, 'Juliet Takes a Breath'
Meet the Queer Latina Behind 2016’s Dopest LGBT YA Book, 'Juliet Takes a Breath'
By Raquel Reichard | 03/24/2016 - 15:08

Looking for a queer coming-of-age novel that you could actually relate to? Oh, only since the first time you realized your attraction toward your same gender was widely considered strange and abnormal? No shit!


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This Afro-Latina Mom Wrote a Bilingual Book Called 'Bad Hair Doesn't Exist'
This Afro-Latina Mom Wrote a Bilingual Book Called 'Bad Hair Doesn't Exist'
By Raquel Reichard | 02/24/2016 - 10:11

Many of us grew up hearing about “pelo malo,” but Afro-Latina mom Sulma Arzu-Brown wants to make it clear that bad hair doesn’t exist.


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10 Young Adult Novels About The Immigrant Experience
11 Young Adult Novels About The Immigrant Experience
By Cristina Arreola | 02/12/2016 - 16:51

In today's political and social climate, immigrant stories — particularly in young adult literature — are beyond necessary.


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