After lots of research and input from readers we’ve decided on the books for this year’s Vamos a Leer Book group! Thanks so much to all of you who contributed ideas and conversed with us about so many wonderful options. We’re really excited about this year’s line up and we can’t wait to get started in August. We look forward to hearing your thoughts! Happy reading!
August 6th: Sammy & Juliana in Hollywood by Benjamin Alire Sáenz
September 10th: The Queen of Water by Laura Resau and María Virginia Farinango
October 1st: The Dreamer by Pam Muñoz Ryan–Thanks to Judith for recommending this one to us during one of our Vamos a Leer book group meetings!
November 5th: The Circuit by Francisco Jiménez
December 3rd: The Red Umbrella by Christina Gonzalez–We learned about this one through Lynn! Thanks!
January 14th: Hurricane Dancers: The First Caribbean Pirate Shipwreck by Margarita Engle
February 4th: Estrella’s Quinceañera by Malín Alegria–Thanks to Blanca for sharing this one with us after she heard about it on NPR!
March 4th: Leaving Glorytown: One Boy’s Struggle Under Castro by Eduardo Calcinces
April 1st: Journey of Dreams by Marge Pellegrino
May 6th: Under the Mesquite by Guadalupe Garcia McCall