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Portraits of Hispanic American heroes / by Juan Felipe Herrera ; paintings by Raúl Colón.

Herrera, Juan Felipe, (author.). Colón, Raúl, (illustrator.).


"An inspiring tribute to Hispanic Americans who have made a positive impact on the world. This visually stunning book showcases twenty Hispanic and Latino American men and women who have made outstanding contributions to the arts, politics, science, humanitarianism, and athletics. Gorgeous portraits complement sparkling biographies of Cesar Chavez, Sonia Sotomayor, Ellen Ochoa, Roberto Clemente, and many more. Complete with timelines and famous quotes, this tome is a magnificent homage to those who have shaped our nation. In this volume: Adelina Otero-Warren, Bernardo de Galvez, Cesar Chavez, David Farragut, Dennis Chavez, Desi Arnaz, Dolores Huerta, Ellen Ochoa, Helen Rodriguez Trias, Hero Street USA, Ignacio Lozano, Jaime Escalante, Joan Baez, Judy Baca, Julia de Burgos, Luis Alvarez, Rita Moreno, Roberte Clemente, Sonia Sotomayor, and Tomas Rivera"-- Provided by publisher.
"Twenty Hispanic American artists, scientists, athletes, activists and political leaders are profiled in this stunning picture book, complete with inspirational quotes and distinctive expressionist portraits"-- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780803738096
  • ISBN: 0803738099
  • Physical Description: 96 pages : color illustrations ; 27 x 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC, [2014]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 92-96).
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 7.7 3 169702.
Subject: Hispanic Americans > Biography.
Hispanic Americans > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Biographies.

Available copies

  • 38 of 38 copies available at NC Cardinal.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Fontana Regional Library. (Show)


  • 0 current holds with 38 total copies.
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Macon County Public Library J920 H (Text) 39493107732929 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Albemarle Main Library J B Hispanic (Text) 31010000481061 Juvenile Biography Available -
Ashe County Public Library J 920.009 HER (Text) 50503300312826 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Braswell Memorial Main Library YA 920.00926268 HER (Text) 540191011030287 Young Adult Nonfiction Available -
Bunn Branch J/920/Herrera (Text) 72350000067800 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Canton Library 920 Herrera (Text) 33115007459537 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Cleveland County Main Library J 920 HER (Text) 22281500121710 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Cumberland Headquarters J920.009 H (Text) 31781061487540 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Dobson Community Library J 920.009 HER (Text) 40599000971740 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
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