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Voces de Luis Valdez, Judith Francisca Baca, Carlos J. Finlay / Alma Flor Ada, F. Isabel Campoy ; ilustrado por Pablo Rulfo, Isaac Hernández y Beatriz Rodríguez.

By: Ada, Alma Flor.
Contributor(s): Campoy, F. Isabel | Rulfo, Pablo | Hernandez, Isaac | Rodríguez, Beatriz.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Colección puertas al sol: ; Alfaguara infantil: ; Puertas al sol: Publisher: Miami, Fla. : Alfaguara/Santillana, 2000Description: 32 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm.ISBN: 1581054130 (pbk.); 9781581054132 (pbk.).Other title: Voces | Luis Valdez | Judith Francisca Baca | Carlos J. Finlay.Subject(s): Valdez, Luis -- Juvenile literature | Baca, Judith Francisca -- Juvenile literature | Finlay, Carlos Juan, 1833-1915 -- Juvenile literature | Hispanic Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literatureDDC classification: 920
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Luis Valdez -- Judith Francisca Baca -- Carlos J. Finlay.
Summary: Presents biographies of three Latin Americans who have had an impact on world culture, including actor Luis Valdez, artist Judith Baca, and scientist Carlos Finlay.
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Luis Valdez -- Judith Francisca Baca -- Carlos J. Finlay.

Presents biographies of three Latin Americans who have had an impact on world culture, including actor Luis Valdez, artist Judith Baca, and scientist Carlos Finlay.

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Alma Flor Ada was born in 1938 in Cuba. <p> She has authored several children's folktales including "Encaje de Piedra" which earned her the Marta Salotti Gold Medal, "The Gold Coin" which won the Christopher Award, and "Gathering the Sun" which received the Once Upon a World Award. "The Lizard and the Sun/La Lagartija y el Sol" won her a Gold Medal from the National Association of Parenting Publications, and she was awarded an Accolade from the American Folklore Association for "Mediopollito/Half-Chicken". Her title "Under the Royal Palms: A Childhood in Cuba" won the Pura Belpre Award. <p> In addition to writing, she is a professor at the University of San Francisco. <p> (Bowker Author Biography)

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