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Pura Belpré  Cover Image Book Book

Pura Belpré / written by Meg Medina and Marilisa Jiménez García ; interior illustrations by Gillian Flint.

Medina, Meg, (author.). Jiménez García, Marilisa, (author.). Flint, Gillian, (illustrator.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593529096
  • ISBN: 059352909X
  • ISBN: 9780593620618
  • ISBN: 0593620615
  • Physical Description: 69 pages : illustrations, map ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Philomel, 2023.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Inspired by She persisted by Chelsea Clinton & Alexandra Boiger."
"Based on the bestselling picture book series by Chelsea Clinton & Alexandra Boiger."--Cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 64-69).
Formatted Contents Note:
Gather, children! -- Growing and learning in Puerto Rico -- A new life in New York -- Friends, puppets, and libraries -- Love for a storyteller and author -- Her storytime candlelight burns on -- How you can persist.
Summary, etc.:
This inspiring chapter book biography introduces readers to Pura Belpré who brought Spanish and bilingual storytelling and books to libraries across the country, giving Spanish speakers the opportunity to read and find community in ways they never had before.
Subject: Belpré, Pura > Juvenile literature.
Women librarians > New York (State) > New York > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Authors, American > 20th century > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Puerto Rican women > New York (State) > New York > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Women authors, Puerto Rican > New York (State) > New York > Biography > Juvenile literature.
New York Public Library > Employees > Biography > Juvenile literature.
New York (N.Y.) > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Belpré, Pura.
Women librarians.
Authors, American.
Puerto Rican women.
Women authors, Puerto Rican.
New York Public Library > Employees > Biography.
New York (N.Y.) > Biography.
Women > Biography.
Genre: Biographies.

Available copies

  • 2 of 3 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 2 copies available at Bridgeport Public Library.


  • 0 current holds with 3 total copies.
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