Books tagged: Caribbean & Latin America

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Black Beach

By Glynis Guevara

"Whether it's a beloved mother's lifelong struggle with mental illness, a classmate's disappearance, or the insecurity and betrayal of first love, she shoots straight from the hip--and heart. Her heroine is gutsy and full of self-doubt. In other words, authentically human. "-Diana ... Read more

Funny Gyal

By Angeline Jackson
With Susan McClelland
Foreword by Diana King

“Instead of remaining silent, she chose to speak out … That’s the power of one person. ” — Barack Obama
The inspiring story of Angeline Jackson, who stood up to Jamaica’s oppression of queer youth to demand recognition and justice.

When Angeline Jackson was a child, ... Read more

The Old Songs

By Madeline Coopsammy

Tessa comes of age as the advent of Independence on a small British Caribbean island disturbs the status quo and establishes a new class and race hierarchy in a country that historically was a polyglot nation. As East Indians living in straitened circumstances in a city in which ... Read more

Under the Zaboca Tree

By Glynis Guevara

At ten, Melody Sparks, better known as Baby Girl, is excited to move to the tropical island of Trinidad with her single-parent dad, but she silently longs for her mother, a woman she can't recall ever meeting and doesn't have a photo of. She fits in to her new life in Paradise ... Read more