BOOKS FOR INCARCERATED YOUTH

Help provide youth in Durango detention center with reading material.

Books must be paperbacks and in new or like new condition. Educators would like books for youth 14-17 in all genres & they often get requests for books that deal with issues their students face in their lives and have positive messages and outcomes. They also have been receiving a lot requests for graphic novels. 

The donation bin is located inside Palabras and will stay there for ongoing contributions.

You can also ship books to us at our address:

Palabras Bilingual Bookstore

906 W. Roosevelt St. Unit 2

Phoenix, AZ. 85007

You can also order direct from us. We have some suggested titles listed below. Make sure to write "For youth at Durango" in the notes section at check out. 

 

 

We Are Not Broken By George M. Johnson Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780759554634
Availability: Usually ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - January 3rd, 2023

Liar's Test By Ambelin Kwaymullina Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780593571781
Availability: Usually ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - May 21st, 2024

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Better Must Come By Desmond Hall Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781534460744
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now (See publish date)
Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - June 4th, 2024

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe By Benjamin Alire Sáenz Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781442408937
Availability: Usually ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - April 1st, 2014

Aristotle and Dante Dive into the Waters of the World By Benjamin Alire Sáenz Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781534496200
Availability: Usually ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - September 5th, 2023

The Poet X By Elizabeth Acevedo Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062662811
Availability: Usually ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Quill Tree Books - April 7th, 2020

I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter By Erika L. Sánchez Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781524700515
Availability: Usually ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Ember - March 5th, 2019

Felix Ever After By Kacen Callender Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062820266
Availability: Usually ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Balzer + Bray - April 20th, 2021

Blackout: A Novel By Dhonielle Clayton, Tiffany D. Jackson, Nic Stone, Angie Thomas, Ashley Woodfolk, Nicola Yoon Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780063088108
Availability: Usually ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Quill Tree Books - May 31st, 2022

Furia By Yamile Saied Méndez Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781643751894
Availability: Usually ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Algonquin Young Readers - February 15th, 2022

We Are Not from Here By Jenny Torres Sanchez Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781984812285
Availability: Usually ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - May 18th, 2021

Punching the Air By Ibi Zoboi, Yusef Salaam Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062996497
Availability: Usually ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Balzer + Bray - December 7th, 2021

Monster: A Graphic Novel By Walter Dean Myers, Dawud Anyabwile (Illustrator), Guy A. Sims Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062274991
Availability: Usually ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Quill Tree Books - October 20th, 2015

Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World By Pénélope Bagieu, Pénélope Bagieu (Illustrator) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781626728691
Availability: Usually ships in 1-5 Days
Published: First Second - March 6th, 2018

I Am Alfonso Jones By Tony Medina, John Jennings (Illustrator), Stacey Robinson (Colorist) Cover Image
By Tony Medina, John Jennings (Illustrator), Stacey Robinson (Colorist)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781620142639
Availability: Usually ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Tu Books - October 10th, 2017

Frizzy By Claribel A. Ortega, Rose Bousamra (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Claribel A. Ortega, Rose Bousamra (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781250259639
Availability: Usually ships in 1-5 Days
Published: First Second - October 18th, 2022

Pemmican Wars (Girl Called Echo #1) By Katherena Vermette, Scott B. Henderson (Illustrator), Donovan Yaciuk (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Katherena Vermette, Scott B. Henderson (Illustrator), Donovan Yaciuk (Illustrator)
$21.95
ISBN: 9781553796787
Availability: Usually ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Highwater Press - March 1st, 2018

Juliet Takes a Breath: The Graphic Novel By Gabby Rivera, Celia Moscote (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Gabby Rivera, Celia Moscote (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781684156115
Availability: Usually ships in 1-5 Days
Published: BOOM! Box - December 1st, 2020

Labyrinth Lost (Brooklyn Brujas) By Zoraida Córdova Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781492623168
Availability: Usually ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Sourcebooks Fire - August 1st, 2017

The Inheritance of Orquídea Divina: A Novel By Zoraida Córdova Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781982102555
Availability: Usually ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Atria Books - July 5th, 2022

Taína By Ernesto Quiñonez Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781984897480
Availability: Usually ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Vintage - September 3rd, 2019

Abuela, Don't Forget Me By Rex Ogle Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781324053453
Availability: Usually ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Norton Young Readers - March 19th, 2024

Free Lunch By Rex Ogle Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9781324016946
Availability: Backordered (If needed soon, email or call to chack availability)
Published: Norton Young Readers - August 17th, 2021

How You Grow Wings By Rimma Onoseta Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781643751917
Availability: Usually ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Algonquin Young Readers - August 9th, 2022

Dear Justyce By Nic Stone Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781984829696
Availability: Usually ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Ember - January 4th, 2022

We Weren't Looking to Be Found By Stephanie Kuehn Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781368066976
Availability: Usually ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Disney Hyperion - September 5th, 2023

Braiding Sweetgrass for Young Adults: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants By Robin Wall Kimmerer, Monique Gray Smith, Nicole Neidhardt (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781728458991
Availability: Usually ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Zest Books (Tm) - November 1st, 2022

Caste (Adapted for Young Adults) By Isabel Wilkerson Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780593427972
Availability: Usually ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Ember - September 19th, 2023