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Portraits of Hispanic American heroes

Author: Juan Felipe Herrera; Raúl Colón; Jasmine Rubero; Dial Books for Young Readers,
Publisher: New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA), [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"An inspiring tribute to Hispanic Americans who have made a positive impact on the world. This visually stunning book showcases twenty Hispanic and Latino American men and women who have made outstanding contributions to the arts, politics, science, humanitarianism, and athletics. Gorgeous portraits complement sparkling biographies of Cesar Chavez, Sonia Sotomayor, Ellen Ochoa, Roberto Clemente, and many more.
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Genre/Form: Pura Belpré Award: Honor book (Author)
Biographies
Biography
Juvenile works
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Biography Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Juan Felipe Herrera; Raúl Colón; Jasmine Rubero; Dial Books for Young Readers,
ISBN: 9780803738096 0803738099 9780605861831 0605861838
OCLC Number: 861069020
Notes: "Pictures by Raúl Colón. Designed by Jasmin Rubero"--Title page verso.
Awards: Pura Belpré Honor (Author) Book, 2015.
Description: 96 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Bernardo de Gálvez --
David Glasgow Farragut --
Adelina Otero-Warren --
Ignacio E. Lozano --
Dennis "Dionisio" Chavez --
Luis W. Alvarez --
Julia de Burgos --
Desi Arnaz --
César Estrada Chávez --
Helen Rodriguez-Trias --
Dolores Huerta --
Jaime Alfonso Escalante --
Rita Moreno --
Roberto Clemente --
Tomás Rivera --
Joan Baez --
Judith F. Baca --
Sonia Sotomayor --
Ellen Ochoa --
Hero Street U.S.A. --
Sestina for Victoria Leigh Soto.
Responsibility: by Juan Felipe Herrera ; paintings by Raúl Colón.

Abstract:

"An inspiring tribute to Hispanic Americans who have made a positive impact on the world. This visually stunning book showcases twenty Hispanic and Latino American men and women who have made outstanding contributions to the arts, politics, science, humanitarianism, and athletics. Gorgeous portraits complement sparkling biographies of Cesar Chavez, Sonia Sotomayor, Ellen Ochoa, Roberto Clemente, and many more. Complete with timelines and famous quotes, this tome is a magnificent homage to those who have shaped our nation. In this volume: Adelina Otero-Warren, Bernardo de Galvez, Cesar Chavez, David Farragut, Dennis Chavez, Desi Arnaz, Dolores Huerta, Ellen Ochoa, Helen Rodriguez Trias, Hero Street USA, Ignacio Lozano, Jaime Escalante, Joan Baez, Judy Baca, Julia de Burgos, Luis Alvarez, Rita Moreno, Roberte Clemente, Sonia Sotomayor, and Tomas Rivera"--

"Twenty Hispanic American artists, scientists, athletes, activists and political leaders are profiled in this stunning picture book, complete with inspirational quotes and distinctive expressionist portraits"--

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