Not just an ordinary look at someone's achievements, but a fascinating view of how cultural and ethnic backgrounds influenced the lives of these outstanding Hispanic Americans. You will learn how this diversity helped to shape our country and its history. High interest and easy readability make these stories especially appealing. Each reading is followed by activities, a vocabulary list, and a bibliography as well as notes for the teacher. For grades 6-12. 8.5"x 11". 134 pp.
The 16 Hispanic Americans:Cesar Chavez, Joan Baez, Ellen Ochoa,Jaime Escalente, Edward James Olmos, Judy Baca, Sandra Cisneros,Roberto Clemente, Antonia Hernandez, Lupe Anguiano, Henry B.Gonzalez, Roberto Goizueta, Rita Moreno, Antonia Novello, Jose Feliciano, Ileano Ros-Lehtinen.