Sonrisas (Smiles)

Sonrisas (Smiles)

By Alma Flor Ada; Rosario Valderrama (Illustrator); F. Isabel Campoy (Joint Author)

Santillana USA Publishing Company, Paperback, 9781581054095, 32pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 1999

Description
Children recognize that they can change the world through innovation and fairness. In this light, they will appreciate art through the eyes of Pablo Picasso, poetry through the pen of Gabriela Mistral, and justice through the fortitude of Benito Juarez.


About the Author
Alma Flor Ada, an authority on multicultural and bilingual education, is the recipient of the 2012 Virginia Hamilton Literary Award, and in 2014 she was honored by the Mexican government with the prestigious OHTLI Award. She is the author of numerous award-winning books for young readers, including "Dancing Home "with Gabriel Zubizarreta, "My Name Is Maria Isabel", "Under the Royal Palms "(Pura Belpre Medal), "Where the Flame Trees Bloom", and "The Gold Coin "(Christopher Award Medal). She lives in California, and you can visit her at AlmaFlorAda.com.



F. Isabel Campoy is the author, translator, or anthologist of numerous books in the areas of poetry, theater, fictional narrative, biography, art, and bilingual education. She has been recognized with the Laureate Award from the San Francisco Public Library, the Reading the World Award, and many others. The California Association of Bilingual Education (CABE) has created an award in her name. She is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences on issues of transformative education, second language acquisition, and authentic writing. She lives in Northern California. www.isabelcampoy.com