Elizabeth Borton De Trevino


Elizabeth Borton de Treviño (1904-2000) was the highly acclaimed author of many books for young people. Born in California, it was her move to Mexico in the 1930s that inspired many of her books, including El Güero: A True Adventure Story and Leona: A Love Story. She won the Newbery Medal in 1966 for I, Juan de Pareja.

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I, Juan de Pareja

Elizabeth Borton de Trevino
Square Fish

The story of a great painter and the slave he helped to become an artist.

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Yo, Juan de Pareja

Elizabeth Borton De Treviño; Translated by Enrique T. Borton
Mirasol/libros juveniles

Juan de Pareja, the slave who prepares the paints and canvases of the artist Velâazquez, describes his work with his master and the climate of Spanish court...

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