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by Monica Brown, Rafael Lopez (Illustrator)


This bilingual book allows young readers to enter Celia Cruz's life as she becomes a well-known singer in her homeland of Cuba, then moves to New York City and Miami where she and others create a new type of music called salsa.

My Name Is Celia

SKU: 9780873588720
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  • Monica Brown, Ph.D. is the author of, most recently, Lola Levine is Not Mean!, the first in a chapter book series from Little Brown & Co; She is also the author of Maya's Blanket/la manta de Maya (Lee & Low), a picture book illustrated by Caldecott-winner David Diaz, recently reviewed in the New York Times. She has written many award-winning books for children, including Pablo Neruda: Poet of the People (Henry Holt), winner of the Américas Award for Children's Literature and an Orbis Pictus Honor for Outstanding Nonfiction, and Waiting for the Biblioburro (Random House), a Christopher Award winner. Her picture book Marisol McDonald Doesn't Match/Marisol McDonald (Lee & Low) is the winner of the Tejas Star Book Award, the International Latino Book Award, and a Pura Belpré Honor for Illustration. Marisol McDonald and the Clash Bash/Marisol McDonald y la fiesta sin igual, the second book in the Marisol series, was published in September 2013. Her books have received numerous starred reviews and accolades. 

  • ISBN-13: 9780873588720

    Publisher: Cooper Square Publishing Llc

    Publication date: 10/28/2004

    Edition description: Bi-lingual edition:

    English-Spanish lang

    Pages: 32

    Age range: 5 - 8 Years


    - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Music - Cruz, Celia

    -Singers - Latin America

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