Books for Children and Young Adults in Spanish 2023

Megan Stine ¿Quién fue Marie Curie? Who Was Marie Curie? ILLUSTRATIONS Ted Hammond GR R Scientists / Radioactivity / History of Science 9781631134241 5½" x 7½"/ 112 pp $10.99 / PB Informational Text Literary Nonfiction / Biography / History / Science Born in Poland in 1867, Marie Curie was forbidden to attend the male-only University of Warsaw, so she enrolled at the Sorbonne in Paris to study physics and mathematics. There she met Pierre Curie, and the two soon married, forming one of the most famous scientific partnerships in history. They discovered two elements and won a Nobel Prize in 1903. Marie won another Nobel in 1911. She died in 1934, a victim of years of exposure to radiation. Yona Zeldis McDonough ¿Quién fue Harriet Tubman? Who Was Harriet Tubman? ILLUSTRATIONS Nancy Harrison GR Q American Civil War / Humanitarians / Social Activists 9781631138508 5½" x 7½" / 112 pp $10.99 / PB Informational Text Literary Nonfiction / Biography / History Born a slave in Maryland, Harriet Tubman knew firsthand what it meant to be someone’s property; she was whipped by owners and almost killed by an overseer. It was from other field hands that she first heard about the Underground Railroad, which she traveled by herself, north to Philadelphia. Throughout her long life, and long after the Civil War brought an end to slavery, this amazing woman was proof of what just one person can do. Yona Zeldis McDonough ¿Quién fue Rosa Parks? Who Was Rosa Parks? ILLUSTRATIONS Stephen Marchesi GR R Civil Rights / Social Activists / Prejudice and Racism 9781631134302 5½" x 7½" / 112 pp $10.99 / PB Informational Text Literary Nonfiction / Biography / History In 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give her bus seat to a white passenger in Montgomery, Alabama. This seemingly small act triggered civil rights protests across America and earned Rosa Parks the title “Mother of the Civil Rights Movement.” This biography has black-and-white illustrations throughout. 31 Middle Grade Readers BESTSELLERS AUTHENTIC TITLE AWARD-WINNER E-BOOK AVAILABLE