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El Sonador (The Dreamer)
El Sonador (The Dreamer)
by Pam Munoz Ryan
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A breathtaking illustrated novel from Pura Belpre Award winner, Pam Ryan, and MacArthur fellow and three-time Caldecott Honoree, Peter Sis! Neftalí siente admiración y curiosidad por todo: los colores del aceite en un charco, un... (read more)

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Frida
Frida
by Jonah Winter
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This long-awaited companion to Jonah Winter's acclaimed DIEGO feature the paintings of young Spanish artist, Ana Juan.  This stunning picture book is the perfect gift for art enthusiasts of all ages. Cuando su madre la deja a cargo de sus cinco... (read more)

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Estrellas Peregrinas: Cuentos de Magia y Poder
Estrellas Peregrinas: Cuentos de Magia y Poder
by Victor Villasenor
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Villaseenor's acclaimed collection for young adults is finally available in Spanish. "The stories... are spellbinding and diverse. Walking Stars is an exquisite example of quality literature that helps explain diverse cultures and beliefs while unifying... (read more)

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El Mago de Las Palabras: J. R. R. Tolkien (Biografia Joven)
El Mago de Las Palabras: J. R. R. Tolkien (Biografia Joven)
by Eduardo Segura
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The books in this series put within the reach of young adult readers the lives of individuals—scientists, explorers, humanists—who distinguished themselves by their contributions to history and progress. They are written in an... (read more)

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Quien Es Neil Armstrong? = Who Is Neil Armstrong? (Quien Es?)
Quien Es Neil Armstrong? = Who Is Neil Armstrong? (Quien Es?)
by Roberta Edwards
About the Author
Roberta Edwards lives in New York, New York. Ken Call lives in Northbrook, Illinois. Stephen Marchesi lives in Croton-on-Hudson, NY.... (read more)

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Quien Fue Harriet Tubman? /Who Was Harriet Tubman? (Quien Fue]]? / Who Was]]?)
Quien Fue Harriet Tubman? /Who Was Harriet Tubman? (Quien Fue]]? / Who Was]]?)
by Yona Zeldis Mcdonough
Synopsis
Born a slave in Maryland, Harriet Tubman knew first-hand what it meant to be someone's property; she was whipped by owners and almost killed by an overseer. It was from other field hands that she first heard about the Underground Railroad which she... (read more)

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Quien Fue Mark Twain? /Who Was Mark Twain? (Quien Fue?)
Quien Fue Mark Twain? /Who Was Mark Twain? (Quien Fue?)
by April Jones Prince
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A humorist, narrator, and social observer, Mark Twain is unsurpassed in American literature. Best known as the author of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain, not unlike his protagonist, Huck, has a restless spirit. He found adventure... (read more)

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Federico Garcia Lorca
Federico Garcia Lorca
by Georgina Lazaro
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Both a rhyming picture book and an accessible, illustrated biography, this dynamic tale recreates the early experiences of world-famous Spanish poet Federico Garca Lorca. Every child can relate to, and be inspired by, his story. Colorful and amusing... (read more)

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Quien Fue Albert Einstein? (Who Was Albert Einstein?) (Quien Fue? / Who Was?)
Quien Fue Albert Einstein? (Who Was Albert Einstein?) (Quien Fue? / Who Was?)
by Jess Brallier
Synopsis
Everyone has heard of Albert Einstein but what exactly did he do? How much do kids really know about Albert Einstein besides the funny hair and genius label? For instance, do they know that he was expelled from school as a kid? Finally, here's the story... (read more)

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Quien Fue Steve Jobs? = Who Was Steve Jobs? (Quien Fue...?)
Quien Fue Steve Jobs? = Who Was Steve Jobs? (Quien Fue...?)
by Pam Pollack
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The famous civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke out against racial and economic injustice until his death - from an assassin's bullet - in 1968. This tumultuous time in history comes to life in over 100 black-and-white illustrations that... (read more)

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George Eastman y la Camara / George Eastman y La Camara (Inventores y Sus Descubrimientos (Inventors and Their Discov)
George Eastman y la Camara / George Eastman y La Camara (Inventores y Sus Descubrimientos (Inventors and Their Discov)
by Monica L. Rausch
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Supporting both the social studies and science curricula, this series introduces young readers to important inventors and their inventions. Students will learn about the lives of the inventors and the developments of the featured invention, including its... (read more)

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Leonardo Da Vinci
Leonardo Da Vinci
by Susanne Rebscher
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A step by step guide to the life and works of Leonardo da Vinci includes his contributions to painting, sculpture, architecture, engineering, anatomy, science, theater, and music, all complemented by illustrations of the works mentioned. PP.... (read more)

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Quien Fue Tomas Jefferson? /Who Was Thomas Jefferson? (Quien Fue]]? / Who Was]]?)
Quien Fue Tomas Jefferson? /Who Was Thomas Jefferson? (Quien Fue]]? / Who Was]]?)
by Dennis Brindell Fradin
Synopsis
Did you know that John Adams had to coax Thomas Jefferson into writing the Declaration of Independence? It's true. The shy Virginia statesman refused at first, but then went on to author one of our nation's most important and inspiring documents. The... (read more)

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Sonia Sotomayor: Jueza de la Corte Suprema = Sonia Sotomayor
Sonia Sotomayor: Jueza de la Corte Suprema = Sonia Sotomayor
by Carmen T Bernier Grand
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A free-verse biography of Americas first Hispanic Supreme Court justice.... (read more)

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The Upside Down Boy/El Nino de Cabeza
The Upside Down Boy/El Nino de Cabeza
by Juan Felipe Herrera
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The author recalls the year when his farm worker parents settled down in the city so that he could go to school for the first time. Jaunito is bewildered by the new school and misses the warmth of country life. Everything he does feels upside down, and... (read more)

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Thomas Jefferson (Grandes Personajes)
Thomas Jefferson (Grandes Personajes)
by Monica Rausch
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These biographies introduce young readers to important figures in American history. Ideal for reports and correlated to the social studies curriculum, the series presents a straightforward account of each individual's life and times and describes how... (read more)

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Primeras Biograf-As (First Biographies)                                                             " #1: Tecumseh
Primeras Biograf-As (First Biographies) " #1: Tecumseh
by Cassie Mayer
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This engaging series gives children a first introduction to important historical figures and their impact on the lives of Americans. The colorful, visually appealing titles include information on major accomplishments in each person's life and explain... (read more)

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Comportate, Pablo Picasso!: (Spanish Language Edition of Just Behave, Pable Picasso!)
Comportate, Pablo Picasso!: (Spanish Language Edition of Just Behave, Pable Picasso!)
by Jonah Winter
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From Jonah Winter and Kevin Hawkes (both beloved bestsellers and award winners), the story of how Pablo Picasso painted the way he wanted to paint, and left the world speechless! Pablo Picasso may have been one of the most famous artists of the 20th... (read more)

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Charles Chaplin (Me Llamo)
Charles Chaplin (Me Llamo)
by Carles Arbat Serarols
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The voice of Charlie Chaplin recounts the leading events of his life and places them in the historical, intellectual, and artistic context of his times.... (read more)

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El Joven Que Llego a Papa: Juan Pablo II (Biografia Joven)
El Joven Que Llego a Papa: Juan Pablo II (Biografia Joven)
by Miguel Alvarez
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The books in this series put within the reach of young adult readers the lives of individuals—scientists, explorers, humanists—who distinguished themselves by their contributions to history and progress. They are written in an... (read more)

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