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A Celebratory Collection of Stories for National Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month 

By Storyworks 3 Editors
September 22, 2021

September 15 to October 15 is National Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month, and we're excited to share a few stories that will help you and your students celebrate! Check out these features that highlight Hispanic/Latinx characters, authors, and real-life role models. 

"A Message from Space"

In this heartwarming story by Christina Diaz Gonzalez, the main character learns an important lesson about appreciating what makes her special.

Martina the Little Cockroach

Your students will love this dramatic adaptation of a Cuban folktale about a beautiful bug and a cake with special powers.

"Mango, Abuela, and Me"

Mia's grandmother comes to live with her—but doesn't speak English. How will they get to know each other? Find out in Meg Medina's charming fiction piece, which describes the special relationship between a young girl and her grandmother.

"What is One?" Illustration and Cover Artwork by Rafael Lopez

Mexican American artist Rafael Lopez loves drawing for children's books. His artwork appears twice in the March/April 2021 issue!

For even more ways to celebrate National Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month, check out the "For Teachers" page on the official website. You'll find resources from the Library of Congress, the National Gallery of Art, and more!

How are you planning to celebrate National Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month? Let us know by emailing storyworks3@scholastic.com or by posting in our Facebook group.

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