OUR VOICES: SPANISH AND LATINO FIGURES OF AMERICAN HISTORY SPAN SET/6
Grades: 5 - 8
Few know about the Cuban woman who, disguised as a man, fought for the Confederates in the American Civil War. Or the 1947 federal court case brought on by a Mexican–Puerto Rican woman that desegregated schools in California—seven years before Brown v. Board. Or the Spanish general whose decisive victories against the British in the American Revolutionary War ensured the Colonies’ success. These biographies highlight the contributions of these incredible—and too often unrecognized—Spanish and Latino figures to American history, celebrating the pivotal moments where historical figures with a Spanish or Latino background indelibly changed U.S. history. ©2020 Set of 6 books.
• Celebrates the achievements of important, lesser-known historical figures
• Ties each figure to an important historical episode
• Provides positive depictions of Spanish & Latino figures
• Timelines contextualize the life of each subject within a broader historical period
Accelerated Reader® titles, GRL: W. Reinforced library binding, 48 pages each. Set of 6 books.