Hispanic Heritage Month Events 

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Mamaroneck Avenue

Elementary School

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Emilia Pantigoso and her Women Engineering Club members at Mamaroneck High School will be hosting Latina Engineer speakers at Mamaroneck Avenue School in partnership with the Larchmont-Mamaroneck Stem Alliance.


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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage month with this collection of Latinx voices from Poets.org

Ode to the Head Nod

by Elizabeth Acevedo

In a Neighborhood in Los Angeles

by Francisco X. Alarcón


by Oliver Baez Bendorf

a brief meditation on breath

by Yesenia Montilla

I Walk Into Every Room and Yell

Where the Mexicans At

by José Olivarez

Ballad of Forgotten Places

by Olga Orozco

notes on the seasons

by Raquel Salas Rivera

Mexican American Sonnet” 

by Iliana Rocha

All of Us

by Erika L. Sánchez

On Translation

by Mónica de la Torre


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La Pura Belpré Award

"The award is named after Pura Belpré, the first Latina librarian at the New York Public Library. The Pura Belpré Award, established in 1996, is presented annually to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth."

- Association for Library Service to Children