Juvenile Exhibit: Hispanic Heritage Month

A new set of books is on exhibit on the 3rd floor in the Juvenile Exhibit cases.  Some of the newest additions to the Juvenile Collection are on exhibit but also, in observance of Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15), the Education Subject Librarian has displayed a few of the of the newer winners of the Pura Belpré, Américas and Tomás Rivera award winners.  The Juvenile Collection has all award winners for these three awards available for checkout.

The HispanicHeritageMonth.org has chosen as its 2013 theme, Hispanics: Serving and Leading Our Nation with Pride and Honor.

PBS has a page of resources dedicated to Hispanic Heritage Month, including streaming PBS programming

Smithsonian Education has lots of resources that would be of interest to educators.

For those who love statistics, check out these Facts for Features: Hispanic Heritage Month

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