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The K-12 TLC Guide to
Hispanic Heritage

General Resources Section
The K-12 TLC Guide to
Hispanic Heritage

Artists, Architects & Designers
The K-12 TLC Guide to
Hispanic Heritage

Authors and Illustrators Section
  • American Authors: K-12 TLC Guide.
  • National Association of Hispanic Journalists.
  • What Defines Latino Literature?. Smithsonian Magazine.

  • Ada, Alma Flor: K-12 TLC Guide. Alma Flor Ada Primary Children's Authors
  • Alarcón, Francisco X.: K_12 TLC Guide. Francisco X. Alarcón Poetry Primary Children's Authors
  • Alegria, Malin: K-12 TLC Guide. Malin Alegria Young-Adult Authors
  • Algarín, Miguel: K-12 TLC Guide. Miguel Algarín Poetry
  • Allende, Isabel: K-12 TLC Guide. Isabel Allende Authors Journalism
  • Alvarez, Julia: K-12 TLC Guide. Julia Alvarez
  • Anaya, Rudolfo: K-12 TLC Guide. Rudolfo Anaya
  • Ancona, George: K-12 TLC Guide. George Ancona Primary Authors Photography
  • Anzaldúa, Gloria: K-12 TLC Guide. Gloria Anzaldúa
  • Baca, Jimmy Santiago: K-12 TLC Guide. Jimmy Santiago Baca Poetry Native-American Studies
  • Balmaseda, Liz: K_12 TLC Guide. Liz Balmaseda Journalism 1993 Pullitzer Prize for Commentary
  • Benítez, Sandra: K-12 TLC Guide. Sandra Benítez
  • Burciaga, Jose Antonio: K-12 TLC Guide. Jose Antonio Burciaga
  • de Burgos, Julia: K-12 TLC Guide. Julia de Burgos Poetry
  • Cepeda, Joe: K_12 TLC Guide. Joe Cepeda Primary Authors American Artists Who Am I?
  • Cervantes, Lorna Dee: K-12 TLC Guide. Lorna Dee Cervantes Poetry Native-American Studies Who Am I?
  • Chávez, Denise: K-12 TLC Guide. Denise Chávez American Authors Poetry
  • Cofer, Judith Ortiz: K-12 TLC Guide. Judith Ortiz Cofer Young-adult Authors Poetry Who Am I?
  • de Hostos, Eugenio María: K-12 TLC Guide. Eugenio María de Hostos
  • Delacre, Lulu: K-12 TLC Guide. Lulu Delacre Primary Authors Young-adult Authors American Artists Who Am I?
  • Diaz, David: K-12 TLC Guide. David Diaz Primary Authors and Illustrators American Artists Awarded 1995 Caldecott Medal for Smoky Night Who Am I?
  • Díaz, Junot: K-12 TLC Guide. Junot Díaz American Authors 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
  • Fornés, María Irene: K_12 TLC Guide.  María Irene Fornés Plays Who Am I?
  • Gallardo, Evelyn: K-12 TLC Guide. Evelyn Gallardo Young-adult Author Photography Primates Who Am I?
  • Gonzalez, Corky: K-12 TLC Guide. Corky Gonzalez Activist for Chicano Rights Poet Who Am I?
  • Gonzalez, Juan D.: K-12 TLC Guide. Juan D. Gonzalez Journalism
  • Gonzalez, Maya Christina: K-12 TLC Guide. Maya Christina Gonzalez American Artists Young-adult Author Who Am I?
  • Guy, Rosa: K-12 TLC Guide. Rosa Guy Young-adult Author African-American Authors & Illustrators
  • Herrera, Juan Felipe: K-12 TLC Guide. Juan Felipe Herrera Primary Children's Authors Young-Adult Authors Poetry Who Am I?
  • Hijuelos, Oscar: K-12 TLC Guide. Oscar Hijuelos 1990 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
  • Huddes, Quiara Alegria: K-12 TLC Guide. Quiara Alegria Huddes Primary Children's Author Plays
  • Jiménez, Francisco: K-12 TLC Guide. Francisco Jiménez Young-adult Authors Who Am I?
  • Kanellos, Nicolás: K-12 TLC Guide. Nicolás Kanellos
  • Márques, René: K-12 TLC Guide. René Márques Plays Who Am I?
  • Martinez, Victor: K-12 TLC Guide. Victor Martinez Poetry Young-adult Authors Who Am I?
  • Mohr, Nicholasa: K-12 TLC Guide. Nicholasa Mohr Young-adult Authors American Artists
  • Montes, Marisa: K-12 TLC Guide. Puerto Rico Primary Authors Young-adult Authors Who Am I?
  • Mora, Pat: K-12 TLC Guide. Pat Mora Poetry Primary Children's Literature Who Am I?
  • Morales Yuyi. Yuyi Morales Primary Children's Authors Latin-American Artists
  • Nava, Gregory: K-12 TLC Guide. Gregory Nava Filmmakers
  • Niggli, Josefina: K-12 TLC Guide. Josefina Niggli
  • Paredes, Américo: K-12 TLC Guide. Américo Paredes Folklore Educators of Note
  • Perera, Hilda: K-12 TLC Guide. Hilda Perera Primary Children's Literature Nominated for the 1993 Nobel Prize for Literature Who Am I?
  • Pérez, Selena Quintanilla: K-12 TLC Guide.
  • Pietri, Pedero: K-12 TLC Guide. Pedro Pietro Poetry Plays
  • Santayana, George: K-12 TLC Guide. George Santayana Poetry Who Am I?
  • Ramírez, Sara Estela: K-12 TLC Guide. Sara Estela Ramírez Texas Authors & Illustrators Poetry
  • Rodriguez, Luis: K-12 TLC Guide. Luis Rodriguez Young-adult Authors Poetry
  • Ryan, Pam Muñoz: K-12 TLC Guide. Pam Muñoz Ryan Primary Children's Literature Young-adult Authors Who Am I?
  • Santeiro, Luis: K-12 TLC Guide. Luis Santeiro Primary Children's Authors Television Recipient of 13 Emmy Awards
  • Soto, Gary: K-12 TLC Guide. Gary Soto Young-adult Authors Poetry Who Am I?
  • Thomas, Piri: K-12 TLC Guide. Piri Thomas Poetry
  • de Tió, Lola Rodríguez: K-12 TLC Guide. Lola Rodríguez de Tió Cuban Authors & Illustrators Poetry Women
  • Valdez, Luiz: K-12 TLC Guide. Luiz Valdez Playwright
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Performing Artists Section
  • American Performing Artists: K-12 TLC Guide.

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  • Aguilera, Christina: K-12 TLC Guide. Christina Aguilera Popular Musicians

  • Alpert, Herb: K-12 TLC Guide. Herb Alpert Popular Musicians
  • Banderas, Antonio: K-12 TLC Guide. Antonio Banderas Actors Film

  • Brooks-Bruzzese, James: K-12 TLC Guide. James Brooks-Bruzzee Classical Music Operatic Performers Latin American Composers and Classical Musicians
  • Bujones, Fernando: K-12 TLC Guide. Fernando Bujones Ballet
  • Cantor, Andrés: K-12 TLC Guide. Andrés Cantor Media Soccer
  • Colón, Willie: K-12 TLC Guide. Willie Colon Folk and Ethnic Musicians
  • Cruz, Celia: K-12 TLC Guide. Celia Cruz Musician
  • Dawson, Rosario: K-12 TLC Guide. Rosario Dawson Actors Film Television African American Performing Artists Native-American Heritage
  • Domingo, Plácido: K-12 TLC Guide. Placido Domingo Tenor Who Am I?
  • Estefan, Gloria: K-12 TLC Guide. Gloria Estefan Popular Musician
  • Feliciano, José: K-12 TLC Guide. José Feliciano Popular Musicians Blindness Who Am I?
  • Fernández, Ruth: K-12 TLC Guide.
  • Ferrer, José: K-12 TLC Guide.
  • Jordan, Esteban "Steve": K-12 TLC Guide. Esteban Jordan Folk & Ethnic Musicians
  • Julia, Raul: K-12 TLC Guide. Raul Julia Actor Television The Addams Family
  • Lamas, Fernando: K-12 TLC Guide. Fernando Lamas Actors Film
  • Leguizamo, John: K-12 TLC Guide. John Leguizamo Actors Film
  • Lopez, Israel: K-12 TLC Guide. Israel Lopez Popular Musician Composer
  • Manzano, Sonia: K-12 TLC Guide. Sonia Manzano Children's Television Sesame Street Who Am I?
  • Martin, Ricky: K-12 TLC Guide. Ricky Martin Popular Musicians
  • Mata, Eduardo: K-12 TLC Guide. Mexico Symphonic Conductor
  • Mendoza, Lydia: K-12 TLC Guide. Lydia Mendoza Folk & Ethnic Musicians
  • Montonya, Carlos: K-12 TLC Guide. Carlos Montoya Spanish Performing Artists Dance Jazz
  • Moreno, Rita: K-12 TLC Guide. Who Am I?
  • Nava, Gregory: K-12 TLC Guide. Gregory Nava American Authors Filmmakers
  • O'Brien, Soledad: K-12 TLC Guide. Soledad O'Brien Journalism Television
  • Olmos, Edward James: K-12 TLC Guide. Edward James Olmos Actors Film
  • Puente, Tito: K-12 TLC Guide. Tito Puente Popular Musicians
  • Quinn, Anthony: K-12 TLC Guide. Mexican Performing Artists Actors Film
  • Ramírez, Tina: K-12 TLC Guide. Tina Ramírez Ballet
  • Sanabria, Bobby: K-12 TLC Guide. Bobby Sanabria Jazz African American Performing Artists
  • Santeiro, Luis: K-12 TLC Guide. Luis Santeiro Primary Children's Authors Television Recipient of 13 Emmy Awards
  • Saralegui, Cristina: K-12 TLC Guide. Cristina Saralegui Journalism Television
  • Selena Quintanilla-Perez: K-12 TLC Guide. Selena Quintanilla-Perez Popular Musicians
  • Sheen, Martin: K-12 TLC Guide. Martin Sheen Actors Film Television
  • Spalding, Esperanza: K-12 TLC Guide. Esperanza spalding Jazz African-American Performing Artists
  • Smits, Jimmy: K-12 TLC Guide. Jimmy Smits Actors Television
  • Tañón, Olga: K-12 TLC Guide. Olga Tañón Popular Musicians Multiple Grammy Awards
  • Zapata, Carmen: K-12 TLC Guide. Carmen Zapata Actors Television Film
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Hispanic Heritage

Political and Social Leaders Section
  • American Political Leaders: K-12 TLC Guide.
  • American Social Leaders: K-12 TLC Guide.

  • K-12 TLC Guide to Mexican Political Leaders.
  • K-12 TLC Guide to Puerto Rican Political Leaders.

  • Hispanic Americans in Congress, Library of Congress.
  • Hispanics in Congress, Fact Monster.

  • Baca, Judith: K-12 TLC Guide. Judith Baca American Artists Educator
  • Badillo, Herman: K-12 TLC Guide. Herman Badillo U.S. Congress Who Am I?
  • Becerra, Xavier: K-12 TLC Guide. Xavier Becerra U.S. House of Representatives
  • Belvis, Segundo Ruiz: K-12 TLC Guide.
  • Benítez, Jaime: K-12 TLC Guide. Jaime Benítez U.S. Congress Educators of Note American Authors
  • Bernardino, Minerva: K-12 TLC Guide. Minerva Bernardino Rights Women's Rights Activist United Nations
  • Berriozabal, Manuel: K-12 TLC Guide. Manuel Berrizabel Educators of Note Mathematician
  • Betanzos, Amalia V.: K-12 TLC Guide. Amalia V. Betanzos Noted Educators Community Service Labor
  • Campos, Don Pedro Albizu: K-12 TLC Guide. Don Pedro Albizu Campos Activist for Puerto Rican Independence
  • Chávez, César: K-12 TLC Guide. Who Am I?
  • Chávez-Thompson, Linda: K-12 TLC Guide. Linda Chavez Thompson Labor Who Am I?
  • Cisneros, Henry: K-12 TLC Guide. Henry Cisneros Statesman/Government Official President Bill Clinton
  • de Hostos, Eugenio María: K-12 TLC Guide. Eugenio María de Hostos
  • de Leon, Martin: K-12 TLC Guide. Martin de Leon Texas Empresarios

  • de Zavala, Lorenzo: K-12 TLC Guide. Lorenzo de Zavala Republic of Texas

  • Delgado-Vota, Carmen: K-12 TLC Guide. Carmen Delgado-Votaw Human Rights Activist Women's Rights Activist
  • Elizondo, Virgilio: K-12 TLC Guide. Virgilio Elizondo Catholicism
  • Escalante, Jaime: K-12 TLC Guide. Jaime Escalante Los Angeles Social Leaders Mathematics Noted Educator
  • Esquiroz, Margarita: K-12 TLC Guide. Mararita Eaquiroz Law & Legal Resources
  • Fernandez, Joseph A.: K-12 TLC Guide. Joseph A. Fernandez Noted Educators
  • Ferre, Maria Isolina: K-12 TLC Guide. Maria Isloina Ferre Relgious and Social Leader
  • Flores, Patrick: K-12 TLC Guide. Patrick Flores Catholicism
  • Gallegos, José Manuel. José Manuel Gallegos U.S. Congress
  • García, Juliet Villarreal: K-12 TLC Guide. Juliet Villarreal Garcia Educators of Note
  • Gonzalez, Corky: K-12 TLC Guide. Corky Gonzalez Activist for Chicano Rights Poet Who Am I?
  • Hernandez, Antonia: K-12 TLC Guide. Antonia Hernandez Law and Legal Resources
  • Hernández Colón, Rafael: K-12 TLC Guide. Rafael Hernández Colón Who Am I?
  • Huerta, Dolores: K-12 TLC Guide. Dolores Huerta Labor & Labor Day
  • Kickbusch, Consuelo Castillo: K-12 TLC Guide: Consuelo Castillo Kickbusch Family and Parenting
  • de Magnón, Leonor Villegas: K-12 TLC Guide. Leonor Villegas de Magnón Texas Political and Social Leaders Health Care Professionals
  • Martinez, Mel: K-12 TLC Guide. Cuba U.S. Government George W. Bush
  • Novello, Antonia Coello: K-12 TLC Guide. Antonia Novello Health Care U.S. Government Who Am I?
  • Pagán, Bolívar: K-12 TLC Guide.
  • Pantoja, Antonia: K-12 TLC Guide. Antonia Pantoja Educators of Note
  • Peña , Federico F.. Federico F. Peña Statesman Who Am I?
  • Ramírez, Sara Estela: K-12 TLC Guide. Sara Estela Ramírez Texas Authors & Illustrators Poetry
  • Reynoso, Cruz: K_12 TLC Guide. Cruz Reynoso Human Rights/Civil Rights Law and Legal Resources
  • Richardson, Bill. Bill Richardson U.S. Congress U.S. Government United Nations Latin-American Studies Who Am I?
  • Rodriguez, Gloria: K-12 TLC Guide. Gloria Rodriguez Educators of Note Early Childhood Education
  • Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana: K-12 TLC Guide. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen U.S. Congress
  • Schomburg, Arthur A.: K-12 TLC Guide. Arthur A. Schomburg African-American History Who Am I?
  • Seguín, Juan: K-12 TLC Guide. Juan Seguín Texas Politics Who Am I?
  • Serra, Junípero: K-12 TLC Guide. Junípero Serra Catholicism California Who Am I?
  • Sototmayor, Sonia.: K-12 TLC Guide. Sonia Sotomayor U.S. Supreme Court President Barack Obama Female American Political and Social Leaders
  • Velasquez, Baldemar: K-12 TLC Guide. Baldemar Velasquez Farming & Agriculture Labor Activist
  • Yzaguirre, Raul: K-12 TLC Guide Raul Yzaguirre
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