The Life of Dolores: La Vida de Dolores (Lil' Libros Bilingual English/Spanish)

by Patty Rodriguez (Author)

The Life of Dolores: La Vida de Dolores (Lil' Libros Bilingual English/Spanish)

Introduce little ones to the life of legendary civil rights activist Dolores Huerta, in both English and Spanish!"Si, Se Puede! Yes, it can be done!" is the famous rallying cry of Dolores Huerta, a leading voice in the rights of migrant farmworkers. Originally a teacher, and later a community leader, she believed in her cause so much that she co-founded the labor union United Farm Workers of America. Inspire your little ones to believe in themselves and become leaders, just like Dolores!

Presente a los más pequeños la vida de la legendaria activista de derechos civiles Dolores Huerta, tanto en inglés como en español. "¡Sí, se puede! ¡Sí, se puede hacer!" es el famoso grito de guerra de Dolores Huerta, una voz líder en los derechos de los trabajadores agrícolas migrantes. Originalmente maestra, y luego líder comunitaria, creía tanto en su causa que cofundó el sindicato United Farm Workers of America. ¡Inspira a tus pequeños a creer en sí mismos y convertirse en líderes, como Dolores!

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"An age-appropriate introduction to a civil rights icon."— "Kirkus" (5/11/2021 12:00:00 AM)
Patty Rodriguez

Patty Rodriguez is the co-founder of Lil' Libros, a publisher of bilingual children's books and co-author of more than 15 books celebrating the Latino-American experience in this country. Her work has been featured in the New York Times, Washington Post, Time, and Rolling Stone magazine. You can also listen to Patty every morning in Los Angeles on the On Air with Ryan Seacrest nationally syndicated radio show. She lives in Los Angeles, California.

Ariana Stein is the co-founder of Lil' Libros, a Los Angeles-based publisher that celebrates bilingualism and Latin American culture. Since 2014, she has co-authored a variety of first concept children's books. She has been featured in the Los Angeles Times, Forbes, CNN, KTLA, and more.

Citlali Reyes, born and raised in Mexico, loved to doodle as a child. It was after studying architecture that she was drawn toward the enchanting world of illustration and chose to become an illustrator full-time. Citlali enjoys telling stories through pictures, and her work is strongly influenced by the culture and vibrant colors of her country. She has partnered with Lil' Libros to illustrate more than 15 popular bilingual picture books for children in their board book collection.

Lexile Measure
Guided Reading Level
Lil' Libros
Publication date
May 20, 2021
lil' Libros Bilingual English/Spanish
BISAC categories
JNF007050 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Cultural Heritage
JNF007120 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Women
JNF020030 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Foreign Language Study | Spanish
Library of Congress categories
Civil rights workers
United States
Spanish language materials
Board books
Labor leaders
Huerta, Dolores
Women labor leaders
Bilingual books
United Farm Workers of America
Mexican American women
Mujeres mexicano-americanas
Trabajadores de derechos civiles
Grape Strike, Calif., 1965-1970
Laideres obreros

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