Latinitas: Celebrating 40 Big Dreamers

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Dream big with the Latinitas in Latinitas: Celebrating 40 Big Dreamers.

Discover how 40 influential Latinas became the women we celebrate today In this collection of short biographies from all over Latin America and across the United States, Juliet Men ndez explores the first small steps that set the Latinitas off on their journeys. With gorgeous, hand-painted illustrations, Men ndez shines a spotlight on the power of childhood dreams.

From Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor to singer Selena Quintanilla to NASA's first virtual reality engineer, Evelyn Miralles, this is a book for aspiring artists, scientists, activists, and more. These women followed their dreams--and they just might encourage you to follow yours

The book features Sor Juana In s de la Cruz, Juana Azurduy de Padilla, Policarpa Salavarrieta, Rosa Pe a de Gonz lez, Teresa Carre o, Zelia Nuttall, Antonia Navarro, Matilde Hidalgo, Gabriela Mistral, Juana de Ibarbourou, Pura Belpr , Gumercinda P ez, Frida Kahlo, Julia de Burgos, Chavela Vargas, Alicia Alonso, Victoria Santa Cruz, Claribel Alegr a, Celia Cruz, Dolores Huerta, Rita Moreno, Maria Auxiliadora da Silva, Mercedes Sosa, Isabel Allende, Susana Torre, Julia Alvarez, Sandra Cisneros, Sonia Sotomayor, Rigoberta Mench Tum, Mercedes Doretti, Sonia Pierre, Justa Canaviri, Evelyn Miralles, Selena Quintanilla, Berta C ceres, Serena Au on, Wanda D az Merced, Marta Vieira da Silva, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Laurie Hernandez.

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Product Details

Price
$18.99  $17.47
Publisher
Henry Holt & Company
Publish Date
February 23, 2021
Pages
120
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781250234629

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About the Author

Juliet Menéndez is a Guatemalan American author and illustrator living between Guatemala City, Paris, and New York. While working as a bilingual teacher in New York City's public schools, Juliet noted the need for more books that depicted children like the ones in her classrooms. She studied design and illustration in Paris and now spends her days with her watercolors and notebook. Latinitas is her first children's book.