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My Name is Gabriela (2005) (English/Spanish Text)
Author: Monica Brown, Illustrator: John Parra
Gabriela Mistral loved words and sounds and stories. Born in Chile, she would grow to become the first Nobel Prize-winning Latina woman in the world. As a poet and a teacher, she inspired children across many countries to let their voices be heard. This beautifully crafted story, where words literally come to life, is told with the rhythm and melody of a poem. My Name is Gabriela is beautiful tribute to a woman who taught us the power of words and the importance of following our dreams. The story of Gabriela Mistral will continue to inspire children everywhere.

Awards:
-Junior Library Guild Selection
-Best Interior Illustrations Latino Book Award - Latino Literacy Now
-Children’s Book Original Art Honors Award, NY Society of Illustrators
-"Starred Review", School Library Journal
-"Starred Review", Críticas Review

Available at: Amazon, Del Sol Books, and Indiebound

Media: Teacher's Guide1,Teacher's Guide 2

 
 
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