Hispanic Star: Sylvia Rivera

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Roaring Brook Press
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5.57 X 8.03 X 0.36 inches | 0.26 pounds

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About the Author

Claudia Romo Edelman is the founder of the We Are All Human Foundation and Hispanic Star and has worked for twenty-five years with internationally recognized institutions, including the United Nations, the Global Fund, the World Economic Forum, and UNICEF. She's led some of the most successful global campaigns in the last decade, including Product (RED), the launch of the Sustainable Development Goals in collaboration with the United Nations, the creation of the SDG Lions, and the rebranding of the UN Refugee Agency. Visit her at claudiaromoedelman.com.

J. Gia Loving is a queer trans Latina, mother, and artist. She leads from her heart, learns from the wisdom of the universe, and is working toward a safer world for all people. A lifelong lover of books, Gia lives on Ohlone Land, Bay Area, with her cool kid named Tiger. Visit her at juniperangelica.com.


"This is a welcome middle-grade biography of a figure who has long been due one." - Mombian

Hispanic Star: Selena Gomez
"Discussions of Gomez's physical and mental illness are refreshingly frank and empathetic. . . A story of passion and perseverance that will inspire the star's fans and newcomers alike." - Kirkus

Hispanic Star: Celia Cruz
A Kirkus Best of the Year books for Middle Grade selection

"A must-purchase for all nonfiction shelves. Browsable and report-ready, this series debut brings the sweet story of la Reina de la Salsa to life. ¡Azúúúcar!" - School Library Journal, starred review

"Engaging illustrations and informative sidebars further enrich the heartfelt informational text. . . A compelling look at the radiant life of La Reina de la Salsa." - Kirkus, starred review

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"An excellent addition to Spanish-language biography collections for youth, focusing on a legendary figure of music who impacted not only Latin America, but the world as well." - School Library Journal

Hispanic Star: Roberto Clemente
A Junior Library Guild Selection

"A sense of warmth and pride radiates through this telling, and even non-sports fans will be drawn in. . . Well-crafted and accessible." - School Library Journal, starred review

"Highlighted issues of racism [add] context to his times and luster to his achievements." - Kirkus