Books: Non-Fiction

Yes! We Are Latinos!

Book – Non-fiction. By Alma Flor Ada and F. Isabel Campoy. Pictures by David Diaz. 2013.
Book that features the rich diversity of the Latino and Latina experience in the United States.

Themes: Latinx

yeswearelatinos9781580893831Through poetry and non-fiction, Yes! We Are Latinos introduces middle and high school readers to the wide range of heritages and histories that can contribute to being Latino. Each chapter begins with a poem about a person who embodies the respective history followed by a sophisticated yet reader-friendly historical essay. These include indigenous roots, migrant farmworkers, immigration, the Spanish Civil War, Afro-Latino identity, Chinese and Japanese history in Latin America, and much more. [Description by Rethinking Schools.]

ISBN: 9781580893831 | Published by Charlesbridge Publishing.

 

One comment on “Yes! We Are Latinos!

  1. Alma Flor Ada on

    Anyone interested in this book may want to check the website
    http://www.yeswearelatinos.com
    The website offers teaching suggestions for each of the 13 themes in the book as well as recommendations of other children’s books related to each theme.
    i trust you will find the website useful and will enjoy sharing with your students this book created, after much research, with great appreciation for your work.
    For any additional information do not hesitate to contact me or Isabel Campoy
    http://www.almaflorada.com
    http://www.isabelcampoy.com

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