Series: Hispanic Biographies

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Cesar Chavez: Leader for Migrant Farm Workers by Doreen Gonzales
Diego Rivera : His Art, His Life by Doreen Gonzales
Gloria Estefan: Singer and Entertainer by Doreen Gonzales
Jaime Escalante: Sensational Teacher (Hispanic Biographies) by Ann Byers
Jose Marti: Cuban Patriot and Poet (Hispanic Biographies) by David Goodnough
Pablo Casals: Cellist for the World (Hispanic Biographies) by David Goodnough
Pablo Neruda: Nobel Prize-Winning Poet (Hispanic Biographies) by David Goodnough
Plácido Domingo : opera superstar by David Goodnough
Raul Julia: Actor and Humanitarian (Hispanic Biographies) by Barbara C. Cruz
Simon Bolivar: South American Liberator (Hispanic Biographies) by David Goodnough

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