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Own Voices

Own Voices: A Selection of Books Recommended by Mexican and Latinx Authors and Readers




Where We Come From
Oscar Casares

Angie Cruz

Tears of the Trufflepig
Fernando A. Flores

The Book of Unknown Americans
Cristina Henríquez

Signs Preceding the End of the World
Yuri Herrera

Lost Children Archive
Valeria Luiselli

The Affairs of the Falcóns
Melissa Rivera

Everyone Knows You Go Home
Natalia Sylvester                  

Into the Beautiful North
Luis Alberto Urrea

I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter
Erika L. Sánchez  YA FIC SANCHEZ




The Devil’s Highway: A True Story
Luis Alberto Urrea 304.8 URR

Dear America: Notes of an Undocumented Citizen
Jose Antonio Vargas 304.8 VAR

A Dream Called Home: A Memoir
Reyna Grande 305.86872 GRA

Barrio America: How Latino Immigrants Saved the American City
A. K. Sandoval-Strausz 307.3416 SAN

Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in Forty Questions
Valeria Luiselli 325 LUI

Borderlands: The New Mestiza = La Frontera
Gloria Anzaldúa 811.54 ANZ

Virgin: Poems
Analicia Sotelo 811.6 SOT

Black Dove: Mamá, Mi'jo, and Me
Ana Castillo 814.54 CAS

Native Country of the Heart: A Memoir
Cherríe Moraga 973.0468 MOR

Homelands: Four Friends, Two Countries, and the Fate of the Great Mexican-American Migration
Alfredo Corchado 973.046872 COR

Undocumented Lives: The Untold Story of Mexican Migration
Ana Raquel Minian 973.046872 MIN



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