AADL celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month with videos, quotes, and staff picks for adults and kids.
The Big Gay Read 2021: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
AADL staff discussed the 2021 Big Gay Read, Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by award-winning author Benjamin Alire Sáenz.
Author Spotlight: Carolina De Robertis
Lucy shines the spotlight on the works of Carolina De Robertis. A writer of Uruguayan origins, Carolina De Robertis is the author of five novels and has been awarded the Stonewall Prize for two of these. She has also been a finalist for the for the PEN/Faulkner Award and the PEN/Jean Stein Book Award, as well as the Kirkus Prize and a Lambda Literary Award. Her books have been translated into seventeen languages and have received numerous other honors, including a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts.
In 2022, she is an inaugural Baldwin-Emerson Fellow, gathering oral histories of queer and trans BIPOC elders in collaboration with Baldwin for the Arts and the Center for Oral History at Columbia University. She is an associate professor at San Francisco State University, and lives in Oakland, California, with her wife and two children.
Biblio Files: Books by Latine Authors
AADL staff members talk about their favorite Latine authors in this episode of Biblio Files.
Santiago's Road Home by Alexandra Diaz
Lucy reads the first chapter of Sanitago's Road Home in this episode of First Chapter Friday. Santiago's Road Home is a middle grade title recommended for ages 10 and up.
National Hispanic Heritage Month Quotes
Watch a quote come to life as AADL staff use their skills to make powerful words pretty. View all our Hispanic Heritage Month quotes here.
Staff Picks from the Collection
Adult Spanish Language Picks
Kids Spanish Language Picks