Recommended Reading: Latino Awareness Month

In addition to Disability Awareness Month, October is also Latino Awareness month, and the Highline Community College Library has many resources for you to read and view. Below is a list of just some of the many items we have; with help finding more resources, ask your friendly Highline librarian.


American ethnic literatures : native American, African American, Chicano/Latino, and Asian American writers and their backgrounds : an annotated bibliography / David R. Peck.

Muy macho : Latino men confront their manhood / edited and with an introduction by Ray González.

Spanglish : the making of a new American language / Ilan Stavans.


Reference Books

Reference library of Hispanic America / Nicolás Kanellos, editor.

Handbook of Hispanic cultures in the United States / general editors, Nicolás Kanellos, Claudio Esteva-Fabregat.

Electronic Resources

Notable Latino Americans [electronic resource] : a biographical dictionary / Matt S. Meier ; with Conchita Franco Serri and Richard A. Garcia.





Unfinished business [videorecording] / a Sogetel, S.A. production in association with the Smithsonian Institution, Quinto Centenario España ; directed by Michael Gill ; written by Carlos Fuentes ; based on an original idea by Peggy K. Liss.

Brown is the new green [videorecording] : George Lopez and the American dream / 213 Projects, LLC ; a documentary by Phillip Rodriguez ; director/producer, Phillip Rodriguez.

The bronze screen [videorecording] : 100 years of the Latino image in Hollywood / Bronze Screen Productions in association with the Latino Entertainment Media Institute ; producer/director, Susan Racho, Nancy de Los Santos ; writer, Nancy de Los Santos, Susan Racho.


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