Frida Kahlo: Painting Her Life

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Enslow, 2006 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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- Lively, easy-to-read text fills the need for multicultural biographies introducing important people in Latino culture
- Famous Latinos that young readers want and need to know about
- Lively, inviting four-color design and photos enhance the text and attract young readers
- Books will be published in English, to be followed next year by Spanish editions of the same titles
- Supports History/Social Studies/Multicultural and English/Language Arts curricula

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User Review  - MelAKnee - LibraryThing

The hardships of Frida Kahlo's life are presented in an easy to read chapter book for children. The book hints to her Communist politics and her struggles with her husbands affairs, but it mostly attributes to the pain she faced from her medical condition and the way it affected her art. Read full review


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About the author (2006)

Lila Guzman is the author of Lorenzo's Secret Mission (pinata Books, 2001), Lorenzo's Revolutionary Quest (pinata Books, 2003), and Kichi in Jungle Jeopardy (Blooming Tree Press, 2006), a middle-grade fantasy novel. She is the recipient of several awards for her writing, including Honorable Mention in Fiction, the Dorothy Daniels Honorary Writing Award from the National League of American Pen Women.

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