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Reader List: Chica Lit


Chica Lit
submitted in November 2007 by Library Lass

A sampling of contemporary Latina fiction and non-fiction.

How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents
by Julia Alvarez

In the Time of the Butterflies
by Julia Alvarez

Something to Declare
by Julia Alvarez (B Al7799)

by Julia Alvarez

American Chica: Two Worlds, One Childhood
by Marie Arana (no longer in the libraries’ collection)

Latina: Women’s Voices From the Borderlands
by Lillian Castillo-Speed (810.8 Cas)

by Sandra Cisneros

Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories
by Sandra Cisneros

Dreaming in Cuban
by Cristina Garcia

Becoming Latina in 10 Easy Steps
by Lara Rios

Midnight Sandwiches at the Mariposa Express
by Beatriz Rivera (no longer in the libraries’ collection)

When I Was Puerto Rican
by Esmerelda Santiago ([B Sa59)

The Dirty Girls Social Club
by Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez

Make Him Look Good
by Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez

Playing With Boys
by Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez