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Meet six women who did great things. They were leaders in politics, civil rights, healthcare, science, and sports. They helped and inspired others. All of them followed their dreams. Discover the journeys they took. This inspiring Spanish book introduces second grade students to the lives of notable women including Marie Curie, Clara Barton, Wilma Rudolph, Rosa Parks, and more. Engaging images in conjunction with easy-to-read text and basic text...
During the Great Depression, many people had to work long hours and were barely paid enough to survive. Cesar Chavez felt this treatment was unfair and worked to secure more rights. He formed a Union and led strikes and marches that forced landowners to increase wages and improve working conditions. This account shows how Chavez inspired others, proving that it was not necessary to resort to violence to produce change.
In this Spanish edition of her author-illustrator debut Latinitas, Juliet Menéndez celebrates inspiring Latinas and Latin American women.
Descubre cómo cuarenta latinas influyentes se convirtieron en las mujeres que hoy celebramos. En esta colección de biografías cortas de personajes de toda América Latina y de Estados Unidos, Juliet Menéndez explora los primeros pasitos con los que estas latinitas iniciaron su camino.