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Hispanic Heritage Month

This guide will provide information and resources for Hispanic Heritage Month.

Library Databases

Use the following MCC library databases to obtain more information on a variety of topics relating to Latinx and Hispanic culture and heritage. Use your MEID and password to access these databases off-campus.

Online Reference Sources

These are reference articles and books on the history and culture of the Latino/a community and movement. Please log in with your MEID if you are off campus.


Below are a sample of books about Hispanic/Latinx history and culture. There are also some sample young adult, graphic novels, and children's  books written about Hispanic/Latinx topics or by Hispanic/Latinx authors. You can find more books by searching the Library Catalog.

An African American and Latinx History of the United States Cover Art
Latinx: the new force in American politics and culture Cover Art
El Norte Cover Art
50 Events That Shaped Latino History Cover Art
Latinos in the United States Cover Art
Understanding Latino History Cover Art
Latin@ Rising Cover Art
Oye Como Va! Cover Art
Gmorning, Gnight! Cover Art
An American Son Cover Art
Sonia Sotomayor Cover Art
Digging the Days of the Dead Cover Art
Daily Lives of Civilians in Wartime Latin America Cover Art
Searching for el Dorado Cover Art
Norton Anthology of Latino Literature Cover Art
The Essays Cover Art
The Book of Salsa Cover Art
Taco USA Cover Art
Stories from Mexico (Historias de México) Cover Art
Women and Migration in the U. S. -Mexico Borderlands Cover Art
Stories from Latin America (Historias de Latinoamerica) Cover Art
Enrique's Journey Cover Art
Decolonize Your Diet Cover Art
¡Salud! Vegan Mexican Cookbook Cover Art
Bordertown Cover Art
The Poet X Cover Art
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe Cover Art
Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass Cover Art
Lowriders to the Center of the Earth Cover Art
The Education of Margot Sanchez Cover Art
American Like Me Cover Art
We Set the Dark on Fire Cover Art
The House of the Scorpion Cover Art
Islandborn Cover Art
Planting Stories Cover Art
They Call Me Güero Cover Art
The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora Cover Art
The Only Road Cover Art
Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez & her family's fight for desegregation Cover Art
What Can You Do with a Paleta? (¿Que Puede Hacer con una Paleta?) Cover Art
The First Rule of Punk Cover Art
Julián Is a Mermaid Cover Art
Until I Find Julian Cover Art
Tito Puente Cover Art
Viva Frida Cover Art
Alma and How She Got Her Name Cover Art
La Princesa and the Pea Cover Art
Merci Suárez Changes Gears Cover Art
My Little Car Cover Art
Mango, Abuela, and Me Cover Art
Book Fiesta! Cover Art
Nino's Mask Cover Art
Drum Dream Girl Cover Art
The Poet Slave of Cuba Cover Art
La Frontera: el viaje con papá = My journey with papa Cover Art
Dreamers Cover Art
Juana and Lucas Cover Art
Pele, King of Soccer/Pele, el Rey Del Futbol Cover Art
Family, Familia Cover Art
Portraits of Hispanic American Heroes Cover Art
Sonia Sotomayor: A Judge Grows in the Bronx Cover Art