Small Room, Big Dreams: The Journey of Julián and Joaquin Castro

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Product Details

Price
$18.99  $17.66
Publisher
Quill Tree Books
Publish Date
Pages
40
Dimensions
9.3 X 12.3 X 0.4 inches | 1.1 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780062985736

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About the Author

Monica Brown is the author of Small Room, Big Dreams: The Journey of Julián and Joaquin Castro; Pelé, King of Soccer / Pelé, El rey del fútbol; and Side by Side: The Story of Dolores Huerta and Cesar Chavez / Lado a lado: La historia de Dolores Huerta y César Chávez, as well as the Pura Belpré Honor Books My Name Is Celia / Me llamo Celia, Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos, and Marisol McDonald Doesn't Match / Marisol McDonald no combina. Monica lives in Flagstaff, Arizona, with her family. Find her at monicabrown.net.

Monica Brown es la autora de Small Room, Big Dreams: The Journey of Julián and Joaquin Castro; Pelé, King of Soccer / Pelé, El rey del fútbol; y Side by Side: The Story of Dolores Huerta and Cesar Chavez / Lado a lado: La historia de Dolores Huerta y César Chávez y de los libros ganadores del Honor Pura Belpré My Name Is Celia / Me llamo Celia, Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos y Marisol McDonald Doesn't Match / Marisol McDonald no combina. Monica vive en Flagstaff, Arizona, con su familia. Encuéntrala en monicabrown.net.

Mirelle Ortega is a storyteller and illustrator inspired by magical realism, classic film, animation, and Latin American cultures. She was born and raised in Veracruz, Mexico, near her family's pineapple farm. She now lives in Los Angeles. Magic is her author-illustrator debut.

Reviews

"Wonderfully entertaining and inspiring." -- Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

"A solid addition to the growing shelf of political picture-book biographies." -- Booklist

"Invigorating. A brilliant example of how family ties can lead to great accomplishments as one embraces their cultural heritage." -- School Library Journal

"The well-shaped narrative emphasizes the brothers' commitment to education, hard work, and community betterment." -- Horn Book Magazine