Books for Children and Young Adults in Spanish 2023

James Buckley, Jr. ¿Quién fue Roberto Clemente? Who Was Roberto Clemente? ILLUSTRATIONS Ted Hammond GR Q Sports / Prejudice and Racism / Caribbean and Latin America 9781631134296 5½" x 7½" / 112 pp $10.99 / PB Informational Text Literary Nonfiction / Biography / Sports Growing up the youngest of seven children in Puerto Rico, Roberto Clemente had a talent for baseball. His incredible skill soon got him drafted into the big leagues, where he spent eighteen seasons playing right field for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Who Was Roberto Clemente? tells the story of this remarkable athlete: a twelve-time All-Star, World Series MVP, and the first Latin American inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Meg Belviso and Pam Pollack ¿Quién fue Nelson Mandela? Who Was Nelson Mandela? ILLUSTRATIONS Stephen Marchesi GR S Social Activists / Civil Rights / Prejudice and Racism 9781631134265 5½" x 7½" / 112 pp $10.99 / PB Informational Text Literary Nonfiction / Biography / History As a child he dreamt of changing South Africa; as an adult, he changed the world. Nelson Mandela spent his life battling apartheid and championing a peaceful revolution. He spent twentyseven years in prison and emerged as the inspiring leader of the new South Africa. He became the country’s first Black president and went on to live his dream of change. Dinah Brown ¿Quién es Malala Yousafzai? Who Is Malala Yousafzai? ILLUSTRATIONS Andrew Thomson GR R Social Activists / Middle East / School and Education 9781631134180 5½" x 7½" / 112 pp $10.99 / PB Informational Text Literary Nonfiction / Biography Malala Yousafzai is a girl who loved to learn, but was told that girls would no longer be allowed to go to school. She wrote a blog that called attention to what was happening in her beautiful corner of Pakistan and realized that words can bring about change. She has continued to speak out for the right of all children to have an education. In 2014, she won the Nobel Peace Prize. 2018–2019 TEJAS STAR READING LIST For other titles in this series, see pp. 31, 95–97, and 131. 30 BESTSELLERS WWW. LOQUELEO.COM/US 3-5 Middle Grade Readers