Caminos

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Santillana USA Pub Co Inc, Sep 1, 1999 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 44 pages
People who are dedicated to improve the lives of others possess special qualities. Jose Marti, Frida Kahlo, and Cesar Chavez are three such people. Explore their lives and the way each one helped to change our world.

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Alma Flor Ada was born in 1938 in Cuba. She has authored several children's folktales including "Encaje de Piedra" which earned her the Marta Salotti Gold Medal, "The Gold Coin" which won the Christopher Award, and "Gathering the Sun" which received the Once Upon a World Award. "The Lizard and the Sun/La Lagartija y el Sol" won her a Gold Medal from the National Association of Parenting Publications, and she was awarded an Accolade from the American Folklore Association for "Mediopollito/Half-Chicken". Her title "Under the Royal Palms: A Childhood in Cuba" won the Pura Belpre Award. In addition to writing, she is a professor at the University of San Francisco.

KATHLEEN KRULL is well known for her innovative, award-winning nonfiction for young readers. She lives in San Diego, California.
YUYI MORALES's stunning picture-book illustrations have received a Pura Belpre Illustrator Honor, for "Harvesting Hope," as well as a Pura Belpre Illustrator Award for" Just a Minute: A Trickster Tale and Counting Book." A native of Mexico, she now lives in San Francisco, California.
ALMA FLOR ADA and F. ISABEL CAMPOY are well-respected translators of numerous Spanish-language picture books, including Kathleen Krull's award-winning "Wilma sin limites," They both live in San Francisco, California.