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National Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebrate the rich histories, cultures and contributions of Americans whose ancestors came from Mexico, Spain, the Caribbean, Central America and South America with books and movies hand-picked from our staff. National Hispanic Heritage Month runs from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15.

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  • Fight for your rights!

    For kids

    Amy Anne and her lieutenants wage a battle for the books that will make you laugh and pump your fists as they start a secret banned books locker library, make up ridiculous reasons to ban every single book in the library to make a point, and take a stand against censorship.

    Cover image of Ban This Book by Alan Gratz
  • Before there was K-pop

    For teens

    This graphic memoir of the author’s freshman year of college in the early 1980s “exposes a chilling period of recent Korean history antithetical to the globally addictive entertainment of K-dramas and K-pop currently synonymous with South Korea.” -Booklist Reviews

    Cover image of Banned Book Club by Hyun Sook Kim
  • The House of the Spirits

    For adults

    One of the most important novels of the twentieth century, The House of the Spirits is an enthralling epic that spans decades and lives, weaving the personal and the political into a universal story of love, magic, and fate.

    Cover image of The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende
  • Beloved

    For adults

    Sethe was born enslaved and escaped to Ohio, but eighteen years later she is still not free. She has too many memories of Sweet Home, the beautiful farm where so many hideous things happened. And Sethe’s new home is haunted by the ghost of her baby, who died nameless and whose tombstone is engraved with a single word: Beloved.

    Cover image of Beloved by Toni Morrison


Hispanic Heritage Month

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