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Portraits of Hispanic American heroes

Juan Felipe Herrera (Author), Raúl Colón (Illustrator), Jasmine Rubero (Book designer), Dial Books for Young Readers (Publisher)
This visually stunning book showcases twenty HIspanic American men and women who have made outstanding contributions to the arts, politcs, science, humanitariansim, and athletics. SInce our nation's founding, individuals whose roots are in the Spanish-speaking countries have contributed immeasurably to the rich diversity that is America's melting pot. Chronicled here are their struggles and triumphs--what they faced and overcame on their way to great accomplishments. Gorgeous portraits by renowned artist Raúl Colón complement sparkling biographies by California poet laureate Juan Felipe Herrera of César Chávez, Sonia Sotomayor, Ellen Ochoa, Roberto Clemente, and many more. Including famous quotes, this volume is an inspiring tribute to Hispanic Americans who helped shape our nation. -- From dust jacket
Print Book, English, 2014
Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA), New York, 2014