Wednesday, August 07, 2013

Yes! We Are Latinos

Alma Flor Ada & F. Isabel Campoy
Pictures by David Diaz

  • ISBN-13: 9781580893831
  • Publisher: Charlesbridge Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 8/1/2013
  • Pages: 96
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years

Through first-person poems and descriptive prose, thirteen different Latino and Latina young people are introduced to readers. The histories of immigrants from various countries and in numerous situations are presented in a way that is both heartwarming and informational. Young Latino and Latina readers will find themselves in the text and non-Latino children can learn of the breadth and depth of the contributions made by Latinos to the U.S.

Book Creators 

Alma Flor Ada is the celebrated author of hundreds of books for young readers and adults, including Under the Royal Palms (Atheneum, 1998) a Pura Belpré Award winner and Tales Our Abuelitas Told: A Hispanic Folktale Collection with F. Isabel Campoy (Atheneum, 2006). She lives in the San Francisco Bay area in California.

F. Isabel Campoy is the author of more than 100 books of poetry, art, biography and folklore for children including Rosa Raposa (Harcourt, 2002) and ¡Pío, Peep! (HarperCollins, 2003) co-authored by Alma Flor Ada. She lives in the San Francisco Bay area in California.

David Diaz is the acclaimed illustrator for dozens of books for young readers including his debut picture book, Smoky Night (Harcourt, 1994) which was awarded the Caldecott Medal. He lives in Carlsbad, California

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