In honor of this year's Timberland Reads Together guest author, Reyna Grande, here's a list of books and music celebrating Hispanic heritage!
Dance Latin #1 hits 2.0. [sound recording]

Desde el Azteca [sound recording]

Mis planes son amarte [sound recording]

Residente [sound recording]

Shakira [sound recording]

Arjona, Ricardo     
Apague la luz y escuche [sound recording]

Bertrand, Diane Gonzales     
There's a name for this feeling : stories
A bilingual collection of ten contemporary stories of mixed-up emotions, humorous mistakes, misguided actions, and unspeakable sorrows. Includes discussion questions and ideas for writing.

Cisneros, Sandra     
A house of my own : stories from my life

Córdova, Zoraida     
Labyrinth lost
"Alex is a bruja and the most powerful witch in her family. But she's hated magic ever since it made her father disappear into thin air. When a curse she performs to rid herself of magic backfires and her family vanishes, she must travel to Los Lagos, a land in-between as dark as Limbo and as strange as Wonderland, to get her family back"--|cProvided by publisher.

Engle, Margarita     
Enchanted air : two cultures, two wings : a memoir

Jones, Patrick     
Eighteen-year-old José serves as the bridge between his non-English speaking family and the rest of the world, and because his parents are illegal immigrants and extended family lives with them, money is tight so José works nights and arrives at school so tired that teachers at his alternative high school step in to help.

Medina, Meg     
Yaqui Delgado wants to kick your ass
Informed that a bully she does not know is determined to beat her up Latin American teen Piddy Sanchez struggles to learn more about the father she has never met, until the bully's gang forces her to confront more difficult challenges.

Moldavsky, Goldy     
No good deed
Gregor Maravilla wants to feed starving children, so going to a new summer camp, Camp Save the World, for teen activists sounds like a great idea; but the various causes the teens are representing are so varied and frankly, strange, (Boycott Camp, Eat Dirt are just two) that it is hard to get a handle on what is going on -- and as the saying goes, no good deed goes unpunished.

Older, Daniel José     
When the murals painted on the walls of her Brooklyn neighborhood start to change and fade in front of her, Sierra Santiago realizes that something strange is going on--then she discovers her Puerto Rican family are shadowshapers and finds herself in a battle with an evil anthropologist for the lives of her family and friends.

Quintero, Isabel     
Gabi, a girl in pieces
Sixteen-year-old Gabi Hernandez chronicles her senior year in high school as she copes with her friend Cindy's pregnancy, friend Sebastian's coming out, her father's meth habit, her own cravings for food and cute boys, and especially, the poetry that helps forge her identity.

Quintero, Sofia     
Show and prove
"Friends Smiles and Nike spend the summer of 1983 in the South Bronx working a job at a summer camp, chasing girls, and breakdancing"--|cProvided by publisher.

Rivera, Lilliam     
The education of Margot Sanchez
Margot Sanchez is paying off her debts by working in her family's South Bronx grocery store, but she must make the right choices about her friends, her family, and Moises, the good looking but outspoken boy from the neighborhood.

Rodriguez, Cindy L     
When reason breaks
Elizabeth Davis and Emily Delgado seem to have little in common except Ms. Diaz's English class and the solace they find in the words of Emily Dickinson, but both are struggling with to cope with monumental secrets and tumultuous emotions that will lead one to attempt suicide.

Sáenz, Benjamin Alire     
Aristotle and Dante discover the secrets of the universe
Fifteen-year-old Ari Mendoza is an angry loner with a brother in prison, but when he meets Dante and they become friends, Ari starts to ask questions about himself, his parents, and his family that he has never asked before.

Silvera, Adam     
History is all you left me
Secrets are revealed as OCD-afflicted Griffin grieves for his first love, Theo, who died in a drowning accident.

Stork, Francisco X     
The memory of light
When Victoria Cruz wakes up in the psychiatric ward of a Texas hospital after her failed suicide attempt, she still has no desire to live, but as the weeks pass, and she meets Dr. Desai and three of the other patients, she begins to reflect on the reasons why she feels like a loser compared with the rest of her family, and to see a path ahead where she can make a life of her own.

Van Diepen, Allison     
On the edge
"When Maddie Diaz witnesses the murder of a homeless man by members of a gang, she tells the cops what she saw without thinking about the repercussions of snitching, but a mysterious guy named Lobo comes to her defense and is determined to take down the gang and protect her"--|cProvided by publisher.