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Books del Sur curates Latin America Spanish-language literature to support dual language curriculum.
Books del Sur curates Latin America Spanish-language literature to support dual language curriculum.

Si! Somos Latinos/Yes! We Are Latinos

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En este libro se presentan trece jóvenes latinos y latinas que viven en Estados Unidos que celebran la rica diversidad de la experiencia latina y latina en los Estados Unidos. Las narrativas de ficción en verso libre desde la perspectiva de cada joven brindan historias y circunstancias específicas para que el lector comprenda mejor la búsqueda de identidad de los latinos. A cada perfil le sigue una prosa de no ficción que aclara aún más los antecedentes y la historia del personaje, tocando eventos importantes en la historia de los latinoamericanos y españoles, como la Guerra Civil Española, la inmigración a los EE. UU. Y el internamiento de latinos con japoneses. ascendencia durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial. Las ilustraciones cortadas a mano del medallista Caldecott, David Diaz, son audaces y llamativas, y complementan a la perfección las vibrantes historias del libro.

Thirteen young Latinos and Latinas living in America are introduced in this book celebrating the rich diversity of the Latino and Latina experience in the United States. Free-verse fictional narratives from the perspective of each youth provide specific stories and circumstances for the reader to better understand the Latino people's quest for identity. Each profile is followed by nonfiction prose that further clarifies the character's background and history, touching upon important events in the history of the Latino American and Spanish people, such as the Spanish Civil War, immigration to the U.S., and the internment of Latinos with Japanese ancestry during World War II. Caldecott Medalist David Diaz's hand-cut illustrations are bold and striking, perfectly complementing the vibrant stories in the book.

Author: Alma Flor Ada and F. Isabel Campoy

Illustrator: David Diaz

Reading Grade Level: 3RD - 4TH, 4TH - 5TH

Type of Spanish Book: Authentic

Type of Book: Picture

Fiction or Nonfiction: Non-Fiction

Pages:  96

Cover: Soft Cover

Year Published: 2014

Comprehensive Read Aloud Grade: 4th

Comprehensive Read Aloud Collection: 4- Memorias

Guía docente / Lesson Plan