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Books del Sur curates Latin America Spanish-language literature to support dual language curriculum.
Books del Sur curates Latin America Spanish-language literature to support dual language curriculum.

Books About People of Color

Books del Sur's primary objective is to curate books from Spanish-speaking countries in order to disrupt the monolingual narrative commonly found in U.S. classrooms. We are inspired and guided by the work of the #weneeddiversebooks movement and the Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Therefore, our secondary objective at Books del Sur is to ensure that all narratives are represented in the books as well. While most of our books are written by people of color, many of the people in the books do not present as people of color. We recognize that representation is important and have done our best to curate a collection of Spanish books that are About People of Color. We selected this category based on the data that the CCBC has collected over the years, which we summarized in the following graph. 

Books By or About Children of Color by Year of Publication

The source and full data set are available on the CCBC website.

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    La flor de oro. Un mito Taíno de Puerto Rico

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    El aclamado recuento de Nina Jaffe de un mito de la creación indígena sobre el nacimiento de Puerto Rico, La Flor Dorada, está disponible por prime...

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    La música de las montañas

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    Chucu, un niño aymara, quería tocar un instrumento en la fiesta del carnaval de su pueblo. Su abuelo le regaló una flauta, pero no sonaba bien. El ...

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    La niña de la calavera

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    Mallén, una hermosa joven mapuche, está comprometida para casarse. Pero su perversa madrastra hace una poción mágica para impedir el matrimonio. Cu...

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    Las Huellas Secretas

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    Ambientada en la República Dominicana, la leyenda de las ciguapas, criaturas que viven en cuevas en el mar, se convierte en realidad para una famil...

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    La vuelta a México en cinco leyendas

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    Marco está emocionado por la noticia que acaba de recibir; su tía Nelí, la más viajera y exploradora de la familia, lo ha invitado a una travesía p...

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    El sombrero del tío Nacho

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    Cuando Ambrosia le da a su tío Nacho un sombrero nuevo, intenta deshacerse del anterior, pero fue en vano. No importa lo que haga, el molesto sombr...

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