Skip to main content

Research Guides

Celebrating Hispanic American Heritage Month: Getting Started

A Few Relevant Books

September' s theme is "Hispanic Heritage Month".  Visit the Library's exhitbits at both campuses to see other displayed items such as books and memorabilia.

Please click on the book cover to see its availability.

Zoot suit and other plays

The Zoot Suit Riots

César Chávez : a triumph of spirit

Dictionary of Chicano folklore

Bless me, Ultima

My Mexico = México mío

Elegy on the death of César Chávez / by Rudolfo Anaya ; illustrations by Gaspar Enriquez.

Mexican Americans, American Mexicans : from Conquistadors to Chicanos

Overview of Hispanic Heritage Resources LibGuide



In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month

This research guide pulls together a variety of resources you may want to use if you are conducting research on Hispanic heritage.

Want to know where to start your research? Click on the above tabs to find lists of books, journal titles and recommended databases,  and recommended reliable websites.

Have questions? Feel free to comment or ask questions about this research guide by clicking on this Send Email link. Feel free to contact a librarian anytime you need assistance.


"Sobre el pecho de México, tablas escritas por el sol."

-- Octavio Paz

Books for children

Sonia Sotomayor : a judge grows in the Bronx = la juez que creció en el Bronx
by Jonah Winter; Edel Rodriguez; Argentina Palacios
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, ©2009.
Me, Frida
by Amy Novesky; David Diaz; Maria T Middleton; Abrams Books for Young Readers.
Publisher: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2010


Diego : bigger than life

by Carmen T Bernier-Grand; David Diaz; Patrice Sheridan; Margery Cuyler; Marshall Cavendish Children. 
Publisher: New York : Marshall Cavendish Children, ©2009.
Jalapeño bagels
by Natasha Wing; Robert Casilla
Publisher: New York, NY : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 1996.
Tortillas and lullabies, tortillas y cancioncitas
by Lynn Reiser; Rebecca Hart; Corazones Valientes (Organization) 
Publisher: New York : Greenwillow Books, ©1998.

La mariposa
by Francisco Jiménez; Simon Silva
Publisher: Boston, Mass : Houghton Mifflin, 1998.




Subject Guide

A Few Relevant Books

Please click on the book cover to see its availability.

Iguana dreams : new Latino fiction

Americanos : Latino life in the United States = La vida Latina en los Estados Unidos

The Latino holiday book : from Cinco de Mayo to Dia de los Muertos-- the celebrations and traditions of Hispanic-Americans

Far from home : Latino baseball players in America