Puerto Ricans

Puerto Ricans

by Hal Marcovitz
     
 

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More than 4 million people living in the continental United States today claim Puerto Rican ancestry. Inside this book you'll find a short history of the experience of Puerto Ricans who have settled in the mainland United States. And you'll have the chance to learn more about people of Puerto Rican ancestry who have found success in the United States. Chapter

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Overview

More than 4 million people living in the continental United States today claim Puerto Rican ancestry. Inside this book you'll find a short history of the experience of Puerto Ricans who have settled in the mainland United States. And you'll have the chance to learn more about people of Puerto Rican ancestry who have found success in the United States. Chapter biographies of the following individuals help tell the story of today's Puerto Ricans:

Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez

Screenwriter José Rivera

Journalist Ray Suarez

American Civil Liberties Union director Anthony Romero

Actress and singer Jennifer Lopez

Baseball star Ivan "Pudge" Rodriguez

Actor Freddie Prinze, Jr.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781422205167
Publisher:
Mason Crest Publishers
Publication date:
06/15/2009
Series:
Successful Americans Series
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile:
1140L (what's this?)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

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