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Celebrate Hispanic and Latinx heroes all year round in your classroom or library! Sign up to receive the new Hispanic Star posters featuring Sylvia Rivera and Selena Gomez, just in time for Women’s History Month.
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About the Hispanic Star Series
Hispanic Star proudly celebrates Hispanic and Latinx heroes who have made remarkable contributions to American culture and have been undeniable forces in shaping its future.
The Hispanic Star series will publish simultaneously in English and in Spanish and in both hardcover and paperback formats.
Read about Sylvia Rivera, who is among the most groundbreaking, iconic Hispanic and Latinx heroes who have shaped our culture and the world in Hispanic Star: Sylvia Rivera, co-written with J. Gia Loving, from Claudia Romo Edelman’s gripping Hispanic Star biography series for young readers.
Meet Stonewall uprising veteran Sylvia Rivera—once just a kid from New York City. A transgender Latina, Sylvia became an influential gay liberation and transgender rights activist who fought especially for transgender people of color. In the 1970s, Sylvia and Marsha P. Johnson founded the Street Transvestite Action Revolutionaries (STAR), a group devoted to providing services and advocacy for homeless LGBTQ+ people. Nearly two decades after her passing, Sylvia and her legacy continue to have an impact on the LGBTQ+ rights movement and remain an inspiration for marginalized queer people everywhere.
Hispanic Star: Selena Gomez
Hispanic Star en español: Selena Gomez
by Claudia Romo Edelman and Karla Arenas Valenti; illustrated by Alexandra Beguez
On sale April 18, 2023
Read about Selena Gomez, who is among the most groundbreaking, iconic Hispanic and Latinx heroes who have shaped our culture and the world in Hispanic Star: Selena Gomez, from Claudia Romo Edelman’s gripping Hispanic Star biography series for young readers.
Meet Selena Gomez–once just a girl from Grand Prairie, Texas, who loved to perform for her family. Her courage, drive, and empathy have been guiding posts in her lifelong career since her beginnings on Barney & Friends. Selena’s skyrocket to fame took her from the Disney Channel to becoming one of Time magazine’s most influential people in the world in 2020. An emblem for her generation, Selena shows that you can be exactly who you are and follow your passions wherever they may lead you.