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Latinx Heritage Month (September 15October 15) begins today. Below find booklists to help educators address Latinx topics that are often left out of the textbook, such as the history and literature of Central America.

Booklists for Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month

Latinx and Latin America

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Central America

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Dominican Republic

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Mexican American / Chicana/o

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El Salvador

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Puerto Rico

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Caribbean Connections: Puerto Rico

Caribbean Connections: Puerto Rico introduces students to the history, economy, environment, and culture of Puerto Rico through essays, poetry, and fiction. The third edition, edited by Marilisa Jiménez García, includes many new pieces and updates to the original text to reflect the political, social, and environmental events of the past decade. Selected pieces are available individually online and the entire book can be downloaded as a PDF for free.

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Teach Central America Week

October 3-9, 2022

Join us for the fourth annual Teach Central America Week from October 3-9, 2022. Teaching for Change has collected lessonsbooklistsbiographies of noted historical figures, and readings for free use by classroom teachers. Read about past weeks here.

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