Latinos famosos

Age Level: 8–9  Grade Level: 3–4

Award-winning authors Lila and Rick Guzmán have created a delightful series of biographies, now in Spanish, for Hispanic Heritage Month and multicultural studies. The books have been designed by Irasema Rivera, a top Latina graphic artist, to incorporate some of the visual richness and symbolism of Latino cultures. These carefully researched titles include both historical and contemporary figures and are geared toward elementary-level readers.

  • Multicultural biographies introducing important people in Latino culture
  • Large, easy-to-read type
  • Famous Latinos that young readers want and need to know about
  • Books are also available in English
  • Supports the History/Social Studies/Multicultural and English/Language Arts curricula
  • 7 1/2” x 9”
  • 32pp.
  • Illus. with color photographs
  • Contains a timeline, words to know, a further reading list, Internet addresses, and an index
  • Fall 2007
  • Bilingual
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César Chávez

César Chávez

La lucha por lo justo

Lila Guzmán and Rick Guzmán
Now in Spanish, read about César Chávez and his experiences as a migrant farmworker. He knew about poverty and pain, discrimination and despair. He grew up with one goal: to make a difference. Chávez organized a labor union—which became the United Farm Workers Union—to demand higher wages and better working and living conditions...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-2679-7
Binding: Library Ed.
List Price: $22.60
Discount Price: $16.95

Ellen Ochoa

Ellen Ochoa

La primera astronauta latina

Lila Guzmán and Rick Guzmán
Now in Spanish, read how Ellen Ochoa followed her dreams and became an engineer with important research and inventions to her credit-and the first Hispanic woman in space. Breaking barriers is never easy, but Ochoa has succeeded in transcending race, gender, scientific inquiry, even the earth’s atmosphere...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-2677-3
Binding: Library Ed.
List Price: $23.94
Discount Price: $17.95

George Lopez

George Lopez

Comediante y estrella de TV

Lila Guzmán and Rick Guzmán
Now in Spanish, read how George Lopez has achieved astounding success across cultural lines. How did the boy who started his life in poverty and misery end up living the American dream? Children of all backgrounds will be excited and empowered by this real-life rags-to-riches story...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-2680-3
Binding: Library Ed.
List Price: $23.94
Discount Price: $17.95

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