28 Picture Books That Celebrate Hispanic Heritage

28 Picture Books That Celebrate Hispanic Heritage

Browse a collection of picture books that celebrate Hispanic culture, family life, people, traditions, festivals and the places they live.

28 Picture Books That Celebrate Hispanic Heritage

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage with Books

I have rounded up an inspiring collection of picture books with Hispanic characters, by Hispanic authors and illustrators. Browse biographies, folktales and stories of Hispanic and Latino cultures and traditions from Spain, the Caribbean, Central and South America.

Books That Celebrate Hispanic Heritage

Hispanic Book Awards and Resources

  • Americas Award: Founded in 1993, the Américas Award promotes authors, illustrators and publishers who produce quality children books that portray Latin America, the Caribbean, or Latinx in the United States.
  • Pura Belpré Award: Established in 1996, the Pura Belpré Award goes to Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work celebrates the Latino cultural experience.
  • Tomás Rivera Book Award: Established in 1995, Texas State University College of Education developed the Tomás Rivera Mexican American Children’s Book Award to honor authors and illustrators who promote the Mexican American experience.

You can purchase books that celebrate Hispanic culture for Lantix owned bookstores. You can find a list at Latinos in Publishing.

The Latinx Kidlit Book Festival has a Hispanic book database and educators guides.

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28 Picture Books That Celebrate Hispanic Heritage
28 Picture Books That Celebrate Hispanic Heritage

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