Bravo! Poems about Amazing Hispanics

People, Identity & Culture
Social Justice
Bravo! Poems about Amazing Hispanics
Author(s):
Margarita Engle
Illustrator(s):
Rafael López
Age Group:
8-12
Publisher:
Henry Holt and Co.
ISBN:
9780805098761
Year:
People, Identity & Culture
Social Justice

Musician, botanist, baseball player, pilot—the Latinos featured in this collection come from many different countries and from many different backgrounds. Celebrate their accomplishments and their contributions to a collective history and a community that continues to evolve and thrive today. Biographical poems include: Aida de Acosta, Arnold Rojas, Baruj Benacerraf, César Chávez, Fabiola Cabeza de Baca, Félix Varela, George Meléndez, José Martí, Juan de Miralles, Juana Briones, Julia de Burgos, Louis Agassiz Fuertes, Paulina Pedroso, Pura Belpré, Roberto Clemente, Tito Puente, Ynes Mexia and Tomás Rivera.

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Hurricane Child

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Being born during a hurricane is unlucky, and twelve-year-old Caroline, who lives on Water Island in the U.S. Virgin Islands, has had her share of bad luck lately. But when a new student arrives, Caroline believes her luck is turning around. 

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