Book List in Order: 12 titles

  • In this inspiring sequel to the Pura Belpré Award-winning I Lived on Butterfly Hill, thirteen-year-old Celeste Marconi returns home to a very different Chile and makes it her mission to rebuild her community, and find those who are still missing. ...


  • Anne Frank was a young Jewish girl forced into hiding with her family by the Nazi regime that occupied the Netherlands in the Second World War. No one would have known of her, her family or their fate had it not been for the survival of the diary tha...


  • An eleven-year-old’s world is upended by political turmoil in this searing novel from an award-winning poet, based on true events in Chile. Celeste Marconi is a dreamer. She lives peacefully among friends and neighbors and family in the idyllic ...


  • In this unique memoir, renowned poet, fiction writer, critic, and activist Marjorie Agosin writes in the voice of her mother, Frida, the daughter of European Jewish immigrants, living in Chile in the years before, during, and after World War II. Frid...


  • Offers a collection of seventy-seven poems, essays, memoirs, and brief histories that document the ways women writers have spoken out about human rights issues, creating global consciousness, and justice....


  • For the first time, the work of contemporary Jewish women writers from throughout Latin America is gathered together in one captivating collection. These twenty-two stories are by such internationally acclaimed writers as Brazilian Clarice Lispector ...









  • A landmark collection that rescues the voices of the great women writers of Latin America.“This is so far the best anthology of Latin American women’s literature in translation published in this country. Highly recommended.”—Choice...


  • A clever storyteller casts a spell over an arrogant Chilean colonel with two whispered words; a dreamy housewife searches for her Viennese ancestors on a nonexistent street in Buenos Aires; a young, unmarried woman is haunted by her lost childhood to...