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Together With Día!

Día is a celebration of children, families, and reading that culminates yearly on April 30. The celebration emphasizes the importance of literacy for children of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds. San Diego County Library extends its celebration of Día throughout April.

Día Events

Get a free book at all Día events! (while supplies last)


Recommended Books

Picture Books

Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Pena

Rudas by Yuyi Morales

Thunder Boy Jr. by Sherman Alexie

In Plain Sight by Richard Jackson

Chapter Books

As Brave as You by Jason Reynolds

George by Alex Gino

When the Sea Turned to Silver by Grace Lin

Juana and Lucas by Juana Medina

Children's Graphic Novel

Lowriders to the Center of the Earth by Cathy Camper

Children's Nonfiction

Princess and the Warrior by Duncan Tonatiuh

Uprooted: The Japanese American Experience During World War II by Albert Marrin

Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat by Javaka Steptoe

Teen Fiction

Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard: The Hammer of Thor by Rick Riordan

Rani Patel in Full Effect by Sonia Patel

If You Could be Mine by Sara Farizan

Burn Baby Burn by Meg Medina

The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon

The Reader by Traci Chee

Teen Graphic Novels

Black Panther, Book One by Ta Nehisi Coates

Ms. Marvel, Volume One by G Willow Wilson

Teen Nonfiction

This Land is Our Land: the History of American Immigration by Linda Barret Osborne

March, Book One by John Lewis

Enchanted Air by Margarita Engle