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The Latino Student's Guide to Stem Careers

This book is an essential resource that Latino/a students and families need to make the best decisions about entering and succeeding in a STEM career.

Perfectamente Tú

En este libro tan útil y necesario, que ofrece a los lectores herramientas de autoayuda a través de su autobiografía, la premiada periodista Mariana Atencio profundiza en lo que hace especial a cada persona y la forma en que podemos convertirnos en una fuerza positiva en un mundo quebrantado.

Testimonios: stories of Latinx and Hispanic mathematicians

Starting with childhood and family, the authors recount their own individual stories, highlighting their upbringing, education, and career paths. Their particular stories, told in their own voices, from their own perspectives, give visibility to some of the experiences of Latinx/Hispanic mathematicians.

An African American and Latinx History of the United States

a revolutionary, politically charged narrative history, arguing that the "Global South" was crucial to the development of America as we know it.

Finding Latinx: In Search of the Voices Redefining Latino Identity

Debut author and journalist Paola Ramos travels to near and far corners of the country in search of Latin-X voices that illustrate a growing movement and represent a community of young Latinos that hold more political, social, and cultural relevance today than ever before

Latinos in the United States

As the largest and youngest minority group in the United States, the 60 million Latinos living in the U.S. represent the second-largest concentration of Hispanic people in the entire world, after Mexico.

We Fed an Island: the true story of rebuilding Puerto Rico, one meal at a time True story of rebuilding Puerto Rico, one meal at a time

The true story of how a group of chefs fed hundreds of thousands of hungry Americans after Hurricane Maria and touched the hearts of many more

Looking Out, Looking In: anthology of Latino poetry

The poems included in this comprehensive anthology run the gamut of styles and themes, but all are by Latinos writing from the mid- twentieth century to the present.

The Boy Kings of Texas

Partly a reflection on the culture of machismo and partly an exploration of the author's boyhood spent in his sister's hand-me-down clothes,this book delves into the enduring and complex bond between Martinez and his deeply flawed, but fiercely protective older brother.

Almost a Woman

From the barrios of Brooklyn to the stage at the High School of Performing Arts and later to Harvard,Almost a Woman continues Esmeralda Santiago's amazing story of a young woman caught between two worlds.

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