Search Results: "Hernán Sosa"


BOOK REVIEW

MIMÍ’S PARRANDA/LA PARRANDA DE MIMÍ by Lydia M. Gil
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 30, 2007

"And yes, they will learn what a parranda is. (Picture book. 5-8)"
As the weather turns cold and people prepare for Christmas, Mimí begins to dream and plan for her family's annual trip to Puerto Rico. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"Without patronizing, Señor David defines the essence of humanitarianism, while the pepenadores, ever searching for beauty in the beast, find gold—and prize it. (Picture book. 5-9)"
This affecting tale—of a plein-air schoolroom in a deeply impoverished neighborhood populated by pepenadores (trash pickers)—springs from the real deal. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 1, 2008

"Conveys with ghastly power the relentlessness of Cortés, the tragedy of Montezuma, the brutality of battle and the utter bewilderment of one culture in the face of the other."
Lively account of the Spanish conquest of Mexico. Read full book review >