Yes! We Are Latinos

People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism
Author(s):
Alma Flor Ada, Isabel Campoy
Illustrator(s):
David Diaz
Age Group:
9-12
Publisher:
Charlesbridge Publishing
ISBN:
978-1580893831
Year:
People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism

Thirteen young Latinos and Latinas living in America are introduced in this book celebrating the rich diversity of the Latino and Latina experience in the United States. Free-verse fictional narratives from the perspective of each youth provide specific stories and circumstances for the reader to better understand the Latino people’s quest for identity. Each profile is followed by nonfiction prose that further clarifies the character’s background and history, touching upon important events in the history of the Latino American people. This book is also published in a Spanish edition.

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