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Title Portraits of Hispanic American heroes / by Juan Felipe Herrera ; paintings by Raúl Colón.
Author Herrera, Juan Felipe.
Publication New York, New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC, [2014]
Description 96 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Call # J 920.0092 H
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 92-96).
Summary "An inspiring tribute to Hispanic Americans who have made a positive impact on the world. This visually stunning book showcases twenty Hispanic and Latino American men and women who have made outstanding contributions to the arts, politics, science, humanitarianism, and athletics. Gorgeous portraits complement sparkling biographies of Cesar Chavez, Sonia Sotomayor, Ellen Ochoa, Roberto Clemente, and many more. Complete with timelines and famous quotes, this tome is a magnificent homage to those who have shaped our nation. In this volume: Adelina Otero-Warren, Bernardo de Galvez, Cesar Chavez, David Farragut, Dennis Chavez, Desi Arnaz, Dolores Huerta, Ellen Ochoa, Helen Rodriguez Trias, Hero Street USA, Ignacio Lozano, Jaime Escalante, Joan Baez, Judy Baca, Julia de Burgos, Luis Alvarez, Rita Moreno, Roberte Clemente, Sonia Sotomayor, and Tomas Rivera"-- Provided by publisher.
"Twenty Hispanic American artists, scientists, athletes, activists and political leaders are profiled in this stunning picture book, complete with inspirational quotes and distinctive expressionist portraits"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Hispanic Americans -- Biography.
Addl. Author Colón, Raúl.
ISBN 9780803738096 (hardback) :
0803738099 (hardback)

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