Latinas Who Made a Difference
Did you know that the first Latin American author to win the Nobel Prize in Literature was Gabriela Mistral? Many of the recommended titles on this booklist imagine the childhoods of notable women such as Mistral, Celia Cruz, and Sor Juana Inés. Others tell the stories of both historic and imaginary heroines who refuse to abandon their dreams simply because of their gender.
For more great titles, see this related Women's History Booklist from Reading Rockets!