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Dreams from Many Rivers: A Hispanic History of the United States Told in Poems, by Margarita Engle. From Juana Briones and Juan Ponce de León to 18th century slaves and modern-day 6th graders, the many and varied people depicted in this moving narrative speak to the experiences and contributions of Latinx people throughout the history of the United States, from the earliest known stories up to present day. It’s a portrait of a great, enormously varied, and enduring heritage. (E, M, H) bit.ly/3dhGw73
Latinx Read Aloud Book Shelf - Curated Ratha Kelly (SDUSD Ethnic Studies Resource Teacher)
Latinx Reading List - Berkeley Unified School District (organized by grade level)
Introduction to Activism: Closer Look at Dolores Huerta, by Eden McCauslin for The National Women’s History Museum. Using videoclips and speeches, this lesson plan takes a closer look at one of the key activists in the Women’s, Workers’ and Immigrants’ Rights movements in the 20th century. (M, H) bit.ly/2SlWgsN
Voices from the Fields: Children of Migrant Farmworkers Tell Their Stories, by S. Beth Atkins. Now in paperback, this critically acclaimed book features photographs, poems, and interviews with nine children who reveal the hardships and hopes of today’s Mexican American migrant farmworkers and their families. (M, H) bit.ly/2TkzA0C
Harvest of Empire: A History of Latinos in America, by Juan Gonzalez. Featuring family portraits of immigrants, as well as accounts of the events and conditions that compelled them to leave their homelands, this book is for anyone wishing to understand the history and legacy of this increasingly influential group. (H) bit.ly/3dxD2Mi
500 Years of Chicana Women’s History, by Elizabeth Martinez. Stories and photos of Chicana/Mexican American women in politics, labor, art, health and more. (H) bit.ly/2lguk9w
This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color, edited by Cherríe Moraga and Gloria Anzaldúa. Originally released in 1981, this edited collection is a testimony to Women of Color feminism as it emerged in the last quarter of the 20th century, through personal essays, criticism, interviews, testimonials, poetry, and visual art. (H) bit.ly/3ri6m13
Source: EdLiberation Network
Photo & Print resources
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