Latinitas: Celebrating 40 Big Dreamers
Dream big with the Latinitas in Latinitas: Celebrating 40 Big Dreamers.
Discover how 40 influential Latinas became the women we celebrate today! In this collection of short biographies from all over Latin America and across the United States, Juliet Menéndez explores the first small steps that set the Latinitas off on their journeys. With gorgeous, hand-painted illustrations, Menéndez shines a spotlight on the power of childhood dreams.
Publisher: Henry Holt & Company
Binding Type: Hardcover
Size: 9.20h x 7.20w x 0.70d
Audience: Ages 9-12
Reading Level: 6.6
Point Value: 2
Interest Level: Middle Grade
Quiz #/Name: 511859 / Latinitas: Celebrating 40 Big Dreamers
Kirkus Reviews 12/01/2020
School Library Journal 02/01/2021 pg. 87
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2021 - Recommended, Satisfactory
Booklist 06/01/2021 pg. 70
About the Author
Juliet Menéndez is a Guatemalan American author and illustrator living between Guatemala City, Paris, and New York. While working as a bilingual teacher in New York City's public schools, Juliet noted the need for more books that depicted children like the ones in her classrooms. She studied design and illustration in Paris and now spends her days with her watercolors and notebook. Latinitas is her first children's book.
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