Latinas for Latino Lit Announces 20 Books for Latina Girls



Latinas for Latino Lit (L4LL) was founded by Viviana Hurtado, Ph.D. and Monica Olivera. Taking their combined experience in education, Hispanic, and media space, their mission is to “raise literacy rates through pedagogically sound, culturally relevant content, and technology is rooted in our belief that all educational and professional achievement, as well as economic empowerment rests on the mastery of basic reading skills.”

L4LL recently released their list of twenty books for Latina girls. Here is preview of some of the books you will find on the list. Visit to review the entire list.

Frida By Jonah Winter


Good Night, Captain Mama By Graciela Tiscareno-Sato

My Name is Celia/Me llamo Celia: The Life of Celia Cruz/la vida de Celia Cruz By Monica Brown

Fiesta Feminina: Celebrating Women in Mexican Folktale By Mary-Joan Gerson

Under the Lemon Moon by Edith Hope Fine