A Girl Named Rosita

ISBN-10: 0062877704
ISBN-13: 9780062877703
Author: Denise, Anika Aldamuy
Illustrated by: Espinosa, Leo
Interest Level: P-3
Publisher: HarperCollins

Publication Date: November 2020

Copyright: 2020

Page Count: 40

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Interest Level

Grades P-3

Reading Level

Accelerated Reader Level: 3.7
Accelerated Reader Points: 0.5

BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Cultural Heritage

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Performing Arts

JUVENILE NONFICTION / People & Places / United States / Hispanic & Latino

Description
When young Rosita moved from Puerto Rico to the mainland United States, she didn't know what to expect-but she knew she loved to sing and dance. Working to overcome the language barrier and bullying she experienced in a strange new country, Rita eventually made her way to Hollywood with a dream to be a star. There, she fought to be seen and heard and eventually reached the pinnacle of success, landing her iconic role in West Side Story and, finally, winning her groundbreaking Oscar.
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