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Child of the Flower-Song People: Luz Jiménez, Daughter of the Nahua
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.
The Lightning Dreamer: Cuba's Greatest Abolitionist
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
Soldier for Equality: José de la Luz Sáenz and the Great War
A fascinating picturebook biography of Mexican American José de la Luz Sáenz's fight for equality as a U.S. soldier during WWI.