Yo, Juan de Pareja

Elizabeth Borton De Treviño; Translated by Enrique T. Borton

Mirasol/libros juveniles

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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 life.
 
I, Juan de Pareja is the winner of the 1966 Newbery Medal.
Spanish Edition. Latino Interest.

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"An excellent novel, written in the form of an autobiography, about the painter Vel†zquez and his Negro slave and assistant, Juan de Pareja...[who] was legally prohibited from painting because he was a slave." --Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

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Elizabeth Borton De Treviño; Translated by Enrique T. Borton

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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Yo, Juan de Pareja
Elizabeth Borton De Treviño; Translated by Enrique T. Borton

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American Library Association Notable Children's Books, Newbery Medal Book, Horn Book Magazine Fanfare List

Spanish Trade Paperback

Spanish Trade Paperback
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Mirasol/libros juveniles
October 1996
Spanish Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780374492922
ISBN10: 0374492921
Middle-Grade Fiction
5 1/2 x 7 5/8 inches, 224 pages
Age Range: 10 to 14
Grade Range: 4 to 8
$8.99
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