Influential Latinos

Age Level: 11–17  Grade Level: 6–12

This important collection introduces teen readers to Latinos who have made significant contributions to history, the arts, entertainment, and government. Lively text, authoritative research, and quotations from the featured role model will inspire readers to reach for ever-greater heights of achievement. (ISBN: 978-0-7660-6698-4, 978-0-7660-7427-9)

  • Chapter notes provide readers with sources
  • Additional books and Web sites extend the research
  • Readers learn what inspired these people from their own words
  • Fall 2015
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    César Chávez

    César Chávez

    Civil Rights Activist

    Bárbara C. Cruz
    American farmworker, labor leader, and civil rights activist César Chávez cofounded the United Farm Workers labor union and fought to increase immigrants’ rights in the United States. Through direct quotations from Chávez as well as a captivating narrative of his life, readers will learn what made Chávez an influential Latino...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-7179-7
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    Christina Aguilera

    Christina Aguilera

    Pop Singer

    Richard Worth
    Singer, songwriter, actress, and television personality Christina Aguilera has been in the public eye since the 1990s. Her big voice is recognizable to many, but what fans may not know is that she is also an ambassador for the World Food Programme...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-7180-3
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    Diego Rivera

    Diego Rivera

    Mexican Muralist

    Mariana Medina and Laura Baskes Litwin
    Diego Rivera is famous for painting murals of everyday life in Mexico. But he was also known for his work in literature, cinematography, and his marriage to another artist, Frida Kahlo. Discover the world of Diego Rivera, from the Mexican Revolution to the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, learn all about this talented artist and his creative life...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-6991-6
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    Eva Longoria

    Eva Longoria

    Actress, Activist, and Entrepreneur

    Richard Worth
    From soap operas to sitcoms, Mexican-American actress Eva Longoria is a familiar face on television. Far more than just a superstar, Eva is committed to raising awareness about issues facing the American Latino community...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-6993-0
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    Father Junipero Serra

    Father Junipero Serra

    Founder of the Missions of California

    Mariana Medina and Donna Genet
    A Spanish Franciscan friar, Father Junipero Serra traveled to the New World to bring Catholicism to the indigenous peoples, and in 1769 founded the first mission in California. Read all about Father Serra's incredible life, including his historic accomplishments and the recent controversies surrounding his missionary work...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-6995-4
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    Frida Kahlo

    Frida Kahlo

    Self-Portrait Artist

    Mariana Medina and Sara McIntosh Wooten
    "I never paint dreams or nightmares. I paint my own reality." Frida Kahlo is arguably Mexico's most famous artist, with her sometimes whimsical and always poignant works earning international admiration...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-6997-8
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