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HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH

An African American and Latinx history of the United States  Latin@ rising : an anthology of Latin@ science fiction and fantasy A long petal of the sea The book of Rosy : a mother's story of separation at the border Mexican Gothic Dominicana

 

DATABASES

  • AtoZ World Food
    A comprehensive food database that contains traditional recipes for Hispanic countries.

  • AtoZ World Travel
    A comprehensive resource with information about Hispanic cities, insider's guides, travel excursions, shopping and more.

  • Biography in Context
    Biographical essays on the world's most influential people, including Hispanic Americans.

  • Books & Authors
    Find books to read about Hispanic Americans.

  • Diversity Studies  
    Explores cultural differences, contributions and influences in the global community, including Hispanic Americans.

  • Fine Arts and Music  
    Extensive resources that covers topics like dram, music, art history and filmmaking, including contributions by Hispanic Americans.

  • Novelist Plus
    Recommendations for Hispanic American books, audiobooks, and more.

 

ONLINE LEARNING

  • Mango Languages
    Mango prepares learners for realistic conversations and strengthens everyday communication skills in over 70 world languages, including Spanish.

  • Rocket Languages
    Learn Spanish with Rocket Languages, an award-winning interactive online language-learning system. The multi-faceted system allows patrons to learn new languages at their own pace.

  • Gale Courses - Speed Spanish
    Learn six easy recipes to glue Spanish words together into sentences, and you'll be engaging in conversational Spanish in no time.

  • Gale Courses - Spanish in the Classroom
    Learn essential Spanish for teachers so that you can bridge the communication gap with your Spanish-speaking students and parents!

  • Gale Courses - Spanish for Medical Professionals
    Learn medical Spanish quickly and easily, honing your basic conversational skills and mastering key healthcare words and phrases.

  • Gale Courses - Spanish for Law Enforcement
    Master the fundamentals of the Spanish language by practicing basic conversational skills and learning essential Spanish terminology for law enforcement situations.

 

WEBSITES

Hispanic Heritage Month
A collaborative project of the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and U.S. National Archives and Records Administration designed to showcase the cultural and historical impacts of Hispanic Americans.

Hispanic Heritage Foundation
Established by The White House in 1987, the Hispanic Heritage Foundations' (HHF) mission is to inspire, prepare, and position Latino leaders in the classroom, community, and workforce to meet America's priorities.

Virginia Coalition of Latino Organizations
The Virginia Coalition Organizations of Latino Organizations (VACOLAO) is a coalition of non-profit organizations serving and supporting the Latino/Hispanic immigrant communities in Virginia. 

Virginia Hispanic Chamber
The mission of the Virginia Hispanic Chamber is to build bridges in order to create, promote and enhance business opportunities for our membership by providing linkage with special emphasis on the Hispanic community.

Department of Veteran Affairs, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Hispanic Employment Program
The purpose of the Hispanic Employment special Emphasis Program is to help identify and eliminate actual and perceived recruitment and employment inequities (if any exist), which may adversely affect Hispanic employees, and to identify areas with less than expected participation and under-utilization of Hispanics in VA's workforce.

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institue, Inc.
CHCI is the nation's leading non-profit, non-partisan organization that provides scholarships, internships, fellowships and other education and career services for Latino youth.

 

 

KIDS AND YA BOOKS

 

One is a piñata : a book of numbers Hispanic-American crafts kids can do!
 
Ana María Reyes does not live in a castle Astronaut Ellen Ochoa
 
Charlie Hernández & the league of shadows  I am not your perfect Mexican daughter
 

 

Last updated: August 2022