Bravo! by Margarita Engle
Poems About Amazing Hispanics

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Capsule biographies are a welcome supplement to the poems, which don’t always fully contextualize the figures on their own.
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Musician, botanist, baseball player, pilot―the Latinos featured in this collection come from many different countries and from many different backgrounds. Celebrate their accomplishments and their contributions to a collective history and a community that continues to evolve and thrive today!

Biographical poems include: Aida de Acosta, Arnold Rojas, Baruj Benacerraf, César Chávez, Fabiola Cabeza de Baca, Félix Varela, George Meléndez, José Martí, Juan de Miralles, Juana Briones, Julia de Burgos, Louis Agassiz Fuertes, Paulina Pedroso, Pura Belpré, Roberto Clemente, Tito Puente, Ynes Mexia, Tomás Rivera

 

About Margarita Engle

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Margarita Engle is the Cuban-American author of many verse books, including the Newbery Honor Book The Surrender Tree, PEN USA Award winner The Lightning Dreamer, and the Walter Dean Myers Honor Enchanted Air. margaritaengle.comThe work of Rafael López is a fusion of strong graphic style and magical symbolism. Growing up in Mexico City he was immersed in the rich cultural heritage and native color of street life. He has illustrated many award-winning books, and in 2012 he was selected by the Library of Congress to create the artwork for the National Book Festival in Washington D.C.
 
Published March 14, 2017 by Henry Holt and Co. (BYR). 48 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction
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Capsule biographies are a welcome supplement to the poems, which don’t always fully contextualize the figures on their own.

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