My Name Is Celia:The Life of Celia Cruz/ Me llamo Celia: La vida de Celia Cruz

My Name Is Celia:The Life of Celia Cruz/ Me llamo Celia: La vida de Celia Cruz

Hardcover(Bi-lingual edition: English-Spanish lang)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780873588720
Publisher: Cooper Square Publishing Llc
Publication date: 10/28/2004
Edition description: Bi-lingual edition: English-Spanish lang
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 128,818
Product dimensions: 9.41(w) x 10.94(h) x 0.39(d)
Age Range: 5 - 8 Years

About the Author

Monica Brown, Ph.D. is the author of many award-winning books for children, including Pablo Neruda: Poet of the People, winner of the Américas Award for Children's Literature and an Orbis Pictus Honor for Outstanding Nonfiction, and Waiting for the Biblioburro, a Christopher Award winner. She is a Professor of English at Northern Arizona University, specializing in U.S. Latino Literature and Multicultural Literature. She is a recipient of the prestigious Rockefeller Fellowship on Chicano Cultural Literacies from the Center for Chicano Studies at the University of California. She lives with her husband and two daughters in Flagstaff, Arizona.
Rafael López is an award-winning children's book illustrator whose work is a fusion of strong graphic style and magical symbolism. In 2012, he won the Pura Belpré honor in illustration for The Cazuela that the Farm Maiden Stirred, written by Samantha Vamos. His Illustrations for Book Fiesta! written by Pat Mora were the recipient of the 2010 Pura Belpré Illustrator Award given by the American Library Association to honor work that best portrays, affirms and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in children's books.

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