Selena Gomez (Hispanic Star)

by Claudia Romo Edelman (Author) Alexandra Beguez (Illustrator)

Reading Level: 4th – 5th Grade
Series: Hispanic Star

Read about Selena Gomez, who is among the most groundbreaking, iconic Hispanic and Latinx heroes who have shaped our culture and the world in Hispanic Star: Selena Gomez, from Claudia Romo Edelman's gripping Hispanic Star biography series for young readers.

Meet Selena Gomez--once just a girl from Grand Prairie, Texas, who loved to perform for her family. Her courage, drive, and empathy have been guiding posts in her lifelong career since her beginnings on Barney & Friends. Selena's skyrocket to fame took her from the Disney Channel to becoming one of Time magazine's most influential people in the world in 2020. An emblem for her generation, Selena shows that you can be exactly who you are and follow your passions wherever they may lead you.

Hispanic Star proudly celebrates Hispanic and Latinx heroes who have made remarkable contributions to American culture and have been undeniable forces in shaping its future. If you can see it, you can be it.

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Claudia Romo Edelman

Claudia Romo Edelman is the founder of the We Are All Human Foundation and Hispanic Star and has worked for twenty-five years with internationally recognized institutions, including the United Nations, the Global Fund, the World Economic Forum, and UNICEF. She's led some of the most successful global campaigns in the last decade, including Product (RED), the launch of the Sustainable Development Goals in collaboration with the United Nations, the creation of the SDG Lions, and the rebranding of the UN Refugee Agency. Visit her at claudiaromoedelman.com.

Nathalie Alonso is a Cuban American writer and journalist born and raised in Queens, New York. She is part of the Spanish editorial team at MLB.com as well as a member of the Baseball Writers Association of America. Her writing for children has appeared in the magazines Faces and Cobblestone. Nathalie earned a BA in American studies from Columbia University. Visit her at nathaliealonso.com.

Classification
Non-fiction
ISBN-13
9781250828309
Lexile Measure
N/A
Guided Reading Level
N/A
Publisher
Roaring Brook Press
Publication date
March 20, 2023
Series
Hispanic Star
BISAC categories
JNF007050 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Cultural Heritage
JNF007040 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Music
JNF007060 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Performing Arts
JNF038050 - Juvenile Nonfiction | People & Places | Caribbean & Latin America
JNF018030 - Juvenile Nonfiction | People & Places | United States - Hispanic/Latino
Library of Congress categories
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