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Dreams from Many Rivers

Dreams from Many Rivers

A Hispanic History of the United States Told in Poems

Margarita Engle; illustrations by Beatriz Gutierrez Hernandez

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

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From award-winning poet Margarita Engle comes Dreams from Many Rivers, an middle grade verse history of Latinos in the United States, told through many voices, and featuring illustrations by Beatriz Gutierrez Hernandez.

From Juana Briones and Juan Ponce de León, to eighteenth century slaves and modern-day sixth graders, the many and varied people depicted in this moving narrative speak to the experiences and contributions of Latinos throughout the history of the United States, from the earliest known stories up to present day. It's a portrait of a great, enormously varied, and enduring heritage. A compelling treatment of an important topic.

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Margarita Engle; illustrations by Beatriz Gutierrez Hernandez

Margarita Engle is the Cuban American author of many verse books, including the Newbery Honor Book The Surrender Tree, PEN USA Award winner The Lightning Dreamer, and the Walter Dean Myers Honor Enchanted Air.

Beatriz Gutierrez Hernandez is an illustrator and animator born and raised in Guadalajara, Mexico and based in Brooklyn. She graduated from Pratt Institute with a BFA in communications design, with a focus in illustration.

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

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