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A bilingual picture book in rhyming verse that highlights 11 amazing Latinas who excelled in various fields including medicine, science, sports, art and politics.
Some of the women highlighted include Antonia Novello (first female Surgeon General in the U.S.), Ellen Ochoa (first Latina to go to space), Sonia Sotomayor (first Latina Supreme Court Justice,) Rita Moreno (first Latina to win an Oscar), Selena, and Pura Belpre (first Latina to incorporate and promote bilingual literacy in Public Libraries).
Essential reading for any young Spanish reader!
Featured in: "11 Spanish Books for Hispanic Heritage Month"
Trailblazers · Latinas · Biography
Con Todo Press
"These adorable volumes herald the great contributions of past and present Latinx icons. Each subject s accomplishments are summed up in three to five sentences in English on the recto and in Spanish on the verso. Leal's charming illustrations depict the figures as children dressed in vibrant colors, making these volumes even more kid-friendly and engaging." [School Library Journal]