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Featuring "Marisol McDonald Doesn't Match: Marisol McDonald No Combina"

"Marisol McDonald Doesn't Match: Marisol McDonald No Combina" by Monica BrownCalling all readers!

Please join us in the children's room on Monday, September 15 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.

Marisol McDonald Doesn’t Match: Marisol McDonald No Combina  by Monica Brown is the featured piece.

Marisol McDonald, a biracial, nonconformist, soccer-playing pirate-princess with brown skin and red hair, celebrates her uniqueness.

This week’s Reader’s Theatre program celebrates the start of Hispanic Heritage Month.

Here are six more bilingual books by Monica Brown to share with your child.

Curl up, get cozy, and read!

Tito Puente, Mambo King:
Tito Puente, Rey del Mambo

By Monica Brown
A vibrant bilingual picture-book biography that portrays the musical and cultural phenomenon of Tito Puente, Mambo King.
"Tito Puente" by Monica Brown
Pelé, King of Soccer:
Pelé, el Rey del Fútbol

By Monica Brown
Do you know how a poor boy from Brazil who loved futbol more than anything else became the biggest soccer star the world has ever known? Turn the pages of this book to read the true life story of Pele, King of Soccer, the first man in the history of the sport to score a thousand goals and become a living legend.
"Pele King of Soccer" by Monica Brown
Side by Side: The Story of Dolores Huerta and Cesar Chavez:
Lado a Lado: La Historia de Dolores Huerta y César Chávez

By Monica Brown
Something special happened when Dolores Huerta and Cesar Chavez met.  Together, they fought for the rights of countless farmworkers.  Side by side, inspiring hope, they changed history.
"Side By Side" by Monica Brown
My Name is Gabito:
The Life of Gabriel García Márquez:

Me llamo Gabito:
La Vida de Gabriel García Márquez

By Monica Brown
As a boy, Gabito had the ability to imagine many things. He lived in a small house with a large family. He would grow up to become a writer known as Gabriel García Márquez.
"My Name is Gabito" by Monica Brown
My Name is Gabriela:
The Life of Gabriela Mistral

Me Llamo Gabriela:
La Vida de Gabriela Mistral

By Monica Brown
Gabriela Mistral loved words, sounds and stories. Born in Chile, she would grow to become the first Nobel Prize-winning Latina woman in the world. As a poet and a teacher, she inspired children across many countries to let their voices be heard.
Also Available in Flip Kit
My Name is Gabriela

"My Name is Gabriela" by Monica Brown
My Name is Celia:
The Life of Celia Cruz

Me Llamo Celia: La Vida de Celia Cruz

By Monica Brown
This bilingual book allows young readers to enter Celia Cruz's life as she becomes a well-known singer in her homeland of Cuba, then moves to New York City and Miami where she and others create a new type of music called salsa.
"My Name is Celia" by Monica Brown