Book, Fiesta Femenina
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Eight Mexican folk heroines come to vibrant life in this fascinating anthology illustrated by Pura Belpré Award-winning artist, educator and activist Maya Gonzalez. Drawing on centuries of Mexican traditions, Fiesta Feminina celebrates brave young girls, clever mythological characters and ambitious historic women leaders. With an illustrator’s note by Gonzalez and enthralling art throughout, Fiesta Feminina joins Barefoot’s popular anthology collection as an engaging tool to weave a captivating storytime in the classroom or at home.
- Retold by Mary-Joan Gerson
- Illustrated by Maya Christina Gonzalez and Pura Belpré
- Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 10.75 inches
- Page Count: 64 pages
- Age Range: Ages 6-10 years
- Editor's Choice Booklist, 2001
- Top 10 Children's Books on Women's History, Booklist, 2001
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