Mes de la hispanidad 3–5 Library

Caribbean & Latin America Holidays and Celebrations Multicultural
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A 5-title collection of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry titles to learn about and celebrate various aspects of the Hispanic culture with your 3–5 students.
Caribbean & Latin America Holidays and Celebrations Multicultural
Special Price $51.96 Regular Price $64.95

Summary

ISBN: 978-1-63113-429-6
¿Quién fue Roberto Clemente?

Growing up the youngest of seven children in Puerto Rico, Roberto Clemente had a talent for baseball. His incredible skill soon got him drafted into the big leagues where he spent 18 seasons playing right field for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Who Was Roberto Clemente? tells the story of this remarkable athlete: a twelve-time All-Star, World Series MVP, and the first Latin American inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

ISBN: 978-1-64101-140-2
Pateando lunas

Mayte is a little girl who likes to play soccer and climb trees, but her parents don’t agree with her playing “boys’ games.” This book is an invitation to reflect on identity and gender equality. The construction of the character, the story, the tone, and the agile rhythm of this book offer a rebellious look at the prejudices of adults, which will urge boys and girls to identify with the way Mayte feels and thinks.

ISBN: 9781622637447
¡Sí! Somos latinos

Thirteen young Latinos and Latinas are introduced in this book celebrating their rich diversity in the US. Free-verse fictional narratives from the perspective of each youth illustrate the Latinos' quest for identity. Each profile is followed by nonfiction prose that further clarifies the character’s background and history.

ISBN: 978-1-63113-869-0
El mejor regalo del mundo: la leyenda de la Vieja Belén (Bilingual Edition)

Renowned Latina author Julia Alvarez recreates the legend of the Dominican folk character La Vieja Belén in this delighful bilingual rhyming story, beautifully illustrated by Dominican artist Ruddy Nuñez. Alvarez's retelling keeps the magic of the traditional account while contributing a down-to-earth, timely moral: "Of all the gifts you can give, your time is the best."

ISBN: 978-1-63113-871-3
La fiesta de las tortillas (Bilingual Edition)

The author remembers the day on which the Spirit of the Corn visited the restaurant that his family owned in El Salvador. The narration is full of suspense and is impregnated with the delicious scents that surrounded the kitchen and that remain intact in the memory and the heart of the author from his childhood.

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978-1-54335-975-6