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A fictional account of the life of young artist Frida Kahlo that celebrates her connection to the animals she loved and painted.
Bright and vivacious Marisol, a young Peruvian-Scottish-American girl, loves peanut butter and jelly burritos and speaks both English and Spanish. Unfortunately, her teacher and classmates do not appreciate Marisol's mashing of cultures. Using mixed media techniques, Palacios' illustrations exude child appeal and biculturalism, allowing astute visual readers to identify the blending of cultures.
- Fiction, General Fiction
- Pura Belpré Youth Illustrator Award 2012 (Honor Title)
- ISBN: 9780892393268
“My Name Is Celia/Me Llamo Celia: The Life of Celia Cruz/La Vida de Celia Cruz,” is as full of movement and excitement as the life of Celia Cruz. Vibrant colors, extravagant illustrations and flowing patterns create a mood of energy in this book. Full of the details of folklore, fashion and music, the book teems with life.
- Nonfiction, Biography
- Pura Belpré Youth Illustrator Award 2006 (Honor Title)
- ISBN: 9780873588720
My Name is Gabito: The Life of Gabriel García Márquez/Me llamo Gabito: la vida de Gabriel García MárquezRaúl Colón's evocative, tropical illustrations pull the eye into Gabriel García Márquez's imaginative world, introducing children to the early life of this celebrated Colombian author in “My Name is Gabito.
- Nonfiction, Literature
- Pura Belpré Youth Illustrator Award 2008 (Honor Title)
- ISBN: 9780873589345
This bilingual biography traces the life of Julio C. Tello, from a curious, young boy to an accomplished archaeologist who elevated Peru’s indigenous history.
In this vibrant, bilingual portrayal of Tito Puente, the King of Mambo, Rafael López conveys the rhythm and movement of this musical legend through the use of bold colors, swirly lines, and carefully placed word art.
- Nonfiction, Arts
- Pura Belpré Youth Illustrator Award 2014 (Honor Title)
- ISBN: 9780061227837