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Diego Rivera is one of the most famous Mexican artists of all time. In Diego Rivera: Painting Mexico, readers are introduced to the life story and work of the man whose murals and other art have come to symbolize the history and beauty of Mexico.
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Grade 3-6–Three accessible titles. Kent starts with the painter's childhood and art education. How Rivera's communist connections and political ideas are depicted in his murals plus his four marriages are discussed in child-friendly terms. Stein traces Farragut's early years as a midshipman at the age of 10 and describes his rise to become a great navy commander. Each chapter of Spanish Missionaries introduces a different United States region and a different missionary leader such as the Franciscans, Father Kino, and Junípero Serra. The pros and cons of the missions are discussed throughout and summed up in the last chapter. Eye-catching photos and reproductions with detailed captions enhance the texts, and the glossaries are student-friendly. Use the titles to help researchers learn about Hispanic influences and contributions.–Sandra Welzenbach, Villarreal Elementary School, San Antonio, TX
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"The outstanding Proud Heritage series shouldn't be missed by any library seeking a representative sampling of Latin history for grades 3-"6."
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Book Description Child's World, 2005. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1592963846