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In this biography of a little-known Indigenous (Nahua) woman who helped preserve and impart knowledge of her language and culture to scholars, artists and future generations, Amescua lyrically weaves the story of Luz Jiménez’s quiet strength and perseverance with Aztec myths, true stories, and dramatic episodes in Jiménez’s life.
Tula fights for freedom and education for herself, and ultimatelyfor women, slaves and dissenters, in Margarita Engle's poetic story of the nineteenth-century Cuban abolitionist and writer, Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda.
- Nonfiction, History, Biography
- Pura Belpré Children's Author Award 2014 (Honor Title)
- ISBN: 9780544541122
A fascinating picturebook biography of Mexican American José de la Luz Sáenz's fight for equality as a U.S. soldier during WWI.