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Every year, Americans around the nation get together to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15th through October 15th. The contributions Hispanic Americans have made to the United States are endless and inspiring, and they have had a profound and positive impact on our county.

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¡No funciona la tele!  

Glenn McCoy
¡No funciona la tele!
(Penny Lee and Her TV)

BISAC: JUVENILE FICTION / Family - General / Imagination & Play / Animals - Pets

This book tells the tale of a TV-addicted little girl and her dog Mr. Barkley, as they try to find a solution for the catastrophic breakdown of their television. Matters are complicated thanks to the pet’s plan to show his master the real world.
A simple story that discusses the importance of diversifying the way we spend our free time. It also invites readers (and their parents) to be conscious of their relationship with electronic devices.

Amigos del alma  

Elvira Lindo
Amigos del alma
(Soulmates)

BISAC: JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes - Friendship - Emotions & Feelings - Prejudice & Racism - Values & Virtues

Arturo and Lulai are best friends. They like the same things and always have fun together. They are inseparable. Until one day, Arturo gets mad at her and tells her to go to China and never come back. That night, Lulai can’t stop crying. Why did he say such terrible things? Will they be able to be best friends again? With tenderness, realism, and a good dose of humor, Elvira Lindo creates a story that both children and adults will identify with.

Mil grullas  

Elsa Bornemann
Mil grullas
(One Thousand Cranes)

BISAC: JUVENILE FICTION / Historical - Asia - Military & Wars / Health & Daily Living - Diseases, Illnesses & Injuries / Social Themes - Death & Dying

Naomi and Toshiro are two children in Hiroshima in 1945. United by friendship and affection, the summer surprises them with an exploding sun. It is the atomic bomb. In an incomparable act of love, Toshiro makes a thousand paper cranes to save his friend.

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