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Hispanic Heritage Book Month: Introduction

A collection of paper and e-books in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.

History of Hispanic Heritage Month

National Hispanic Heritage Month

"Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.

The observation started in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon Johnson and was expanded by President Ronald Reagan in 1988 to cover a 30-day period starting on September 15 and ending on October 15. It was enacted into law on August 17, 1988, on the approval of Public Law 100-402."


On these pages, you will find significant paper and e-books of fiction, poetry, biography/autobiography,  juvenile literature, and Spanish language materials that are informative, enjoyable, and inspirational. The complete lists for both paper and e-books contain the many history and political science books, as well as the other genres.




Juvenile Literature

Spanish Language