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In addition to Spanish language material, the Library's 3rd floor Juvenile Collection has many books in native languages - Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, Russian, Arabic, Japanese, Italian, Urdu, French, German, Native American Navajo, Native American Cree.

Related Book Awards

Tomas Rivera Mexican American Children's Book Award | @TXST-UL |  Awarded by Texas State University's College of Education to honor authors and illustrators who create literature that depicts the Mexican American experience. The award was established in 1995 and was named in honor of Dr. Tomas Rivera, a distinguished alumnus.

Pura Belpré | @TXST-UL |  Established in 1996, the award is presented to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth.

Américas Award | @TXST-UL  | Founded in 1993 to encourage and commend authors, illustrators and publishers who produce quality children’s and young adult books that portray Latin America, the Caribbean, or Latinos in the United States.

Material requested/recommended by Bilingual Education program faculty:

La fiesta de las tortillas / Jorge Argueta.

Moony Luna = Luna, Lunita Lunera / Jorge Argueta.

En Carne Propia = Flesh Wounds: Memoria Poética: A Poetic Memoir / Jorge Argueta.

Jimena Pérez puede volar= Jimena Pérez Can Fly / Jorge Argueta.  

Tamalitos: Un poema para cocinar = A Cooking Poem / Jorge Argueta.

Fuego, Fueguito /  Jorge Argueta.

Somos las nubes = We are like the clouds / Jorge Argueta.

Water, little water = Agua, agüita / Jorge Argueta.

Turning pages = Pasando páginas : la historia de mi vida / Sonia Sotomayor.

Planting Stories = Sembrando historias : Pura Belpré : bibliotecaria y narradora de cuentos / Anika Aldamuy Denise.

Caravana al Norte: La larga caminata de Misael / Jorge Argueta.

Los árboles estan colgando del cielo: Trees are Hanging from the Sky / Jorge Argueta.

A Movie in My Pillow/Una pelicula en mi almohada: Poems/Poemas / Jorge Argueta.

Olita and Manyula: Litany of love / Jorge Argueta.

El Zipitio / Jorge Argueta.

La gallinita en la ciudad = The Little Hen in the City / Argueta, Jorge.

Alfredito regresa volando a su casa / Jorge Argueta.

Cajas de carton / Francisco Jiménez.

La casa en Mango Street / Sandra Cisneros.

I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter = Yo no soy tu perfecta hija mexicana / Erika Sánchez.

Sopa de frijoles = Bean Soup / Jorge Argueta.

Xochitl and the Flowers/Xochitl, la Nina de las flores / Jorge Argueta.

Guacamole : un poema para cocinar / Jorge Argueta.

Arroz con leche = Rice Pudding: Un poema para cocinar / A Cooking Poem / Jorge Argueta.

A Movie in My Pillow = Una pelicula en mi almohada / Jorge Argueta.

Talking with Mother Earth = Hablando con madre tierra: Poems/Poemas / Jorge Argueta.

Salsa / Jorge Argueta.

Pio Peep Traditional Spanish Nursery Rhymes Book / Alma Flor Ada.