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Contemporary Latinos
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Artists
Salvador Dali
Rupert Garcia
Frieda Kahlo
Joan Miro
Pablo Picasso
Diego Rivera

Authors
Isabelle Allende
Julia Alvarez
Miguel Ángel Asturias
Jacinto Benavente y Martinez
Jorge Luis Borges
Pedro Calderon de la Barca
Carlos Castaneda
Sandra Cisneros
Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz
José Echegaray
Carlos Fuentes Macías
Rubén Darío
Oscar Hijuelos
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Filipe Guaman Poma de Ayala
Vicente Blasco Ibanez
Juan Ramon Jimenez
Jose Marti
Gabriela Mistral
Nicholasa Mohr
Tirso de Molina
Pablo Neruda
Octavio Paz
Gary Soto
Mario Vargas Llosa
Lope de Vega
William Carlos Williams

Explorers
Christopher Columbus
Hernan Cortes
Vasco de Gama
Juan Ponce de Leon
Francisco Pizarro

Musicians & Entertainers
Pablo Casals
Gloria Estefan
John Leguizamo
Rita Moreno
Chita Rivera
Graciela Rivera

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Roberto Acuna
Luis Alvarez
Simon Bolivar
Carlos Castaneda
Cesar Chavez
Roberto Clemente
Jaime Escalante
Nancy Lopez
Ellen Ochoa
Lucy Parsons
Antonia Novello
Bill Richardson
Lucille Roybal-Allard
George Santayana
Father Junipero Serra

Ray Suarez




CALENDAR

Spanish Living Language Calendars
Spanish Living Language Calendars



READING

Strangers Among Us
Strangers
Among Us


Heroes, Lovers, and Others
Heroes, Lovers, and Others: The Story of Latinos in Hollywood


It's All in the Frijoles
It's All in the Frijoles: 100 Famous Latinos Share Real Life Stories


Neuvo Latino
Nuevo Latino:
Recipes That Celebrate the New Latin American Cuisine


Spanish Arts & Literature FARCE Book Poster Set
Spanish Arts & Literature FARCE Book Poster Set



Teacher's Best - The Creative Process


Great Contemporary Latinos Posters
for classrooms and homeschoolers.


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“Great Contemporary Latinos” series of posters ~

Julia Alvarez
Luis Alvarez
Oscar Hijuelos

Rupert Garcia
John Leguizamo
Bill Richardson

Chita Rivera
Lucile Roybal-Allard
Ray Suarez



Great Contemporary Latino, Julia Alvarez
Julia Alvarez

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Julia Alvarez
b. 3-27-1950; New York City, NY (raised in Dominican Republic)

Poet, novelist, and essayist Julia Alvarez is best known for How the García Girls Lost Their Accents (1991), In the Time of the Butterflies (1994), and Yo! (1997).

Famous Authors posters
• more Julia Alvarez posters


 Great Contemporary Latinos - Luis Alvarez Poster
Luis Alvarez
Great Contemporary Latinos Poster



Luis Alvarez
b. 6-13-1911; San Francisco, CA
d. 9-1-1988

Luis Alvarez was awarded the 1968 Nobel Prize in Physics for “the discovery of a large number of resonance states, made possible through his development of the technique of using hydrogen bubble chamber and data analysis.”


Rupert Garcia: Prints and Posters 1967-1990
Rupert Garcia:
Prints and Posters
1967-1990

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Rupert Garcia
b. 1941; French Camp, CA

Rupert Garcia, a Chicano (US citizens of Mexican descent) graphic artist working with posters, was one of the leaders in the Chicano movement of the 1960s-1970s.


Oscar Hijuelos books
Oscar Hijuelos books

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Oscar Hijuelos
b. 8-24-1951; New York City, NY

Oscar Hijuelos, the son of Cuban immigrants, has been awarded the Rome Prize, the Pulitzer Prize (the first Hispanic in the fiction category for Mambo Kings, 1990), and grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim Foundation.

Hijuelos novels have been translated into twenty-five languages and he has taught at both Hofstra and Duke University.

Oscar Hijuelos quotes ~
“Though he first sat down before the piano to play that piece, at eight-thiry in the eveining, after the moon had risen over the east and the stars had begun their orbits across the sky, he could not have imagined that this little piece of music would not only outlast him, but that it would seep through time, like a ghost, and reach inmunnerable hearts and souls.” A Single... Melody (from when the world was good)


Great Contemporary Latinos - John Leguizamo Poster
John Leguizamo

Great Contemporary Latinos Poster no longer available.

John Leguizamo
b. 7-22-1964; Bogota, Colombia

John Leguizamo is an actor, comedian, voice artist, and producer.


Bill Richardson Poster - Between Worlds: The Making of an American Life
Bill Richardson
Between Worlds:
The Making of an American Life

Bill Richardson
b. 11-15-1947; Pasadena, CA

Politican Bill Richardson served as the 30th Governor of New Mexico from 2003 to 2011. Before being elected governor, Richardson served in the Clinton administration as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and Energy Secretary.


Chita Rivera Photo
Chita Rivera Photo

Chita Rivera
née Dolores Conchita Figueroa del Rivero
b. 1-23-1933; Washington, DC

Actress, dancer, and singer Chita Rivera is best known for her work in musical theater. She is the first Hispanic woman to receive a Kennedy Center Honors award (December 2002) and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2009.

Chita Rivera - 1985 Tony Awards



Lucille Roybal-Allard,
Contemporary Latinos Poster

no longer available


Lucille Roybal-Allard
b. 6-12-1941; California

Democrat Lucille Roybal-Allard is the U.S. Representative for California's 34th congressional district, serving since 2003. The district includes downtown Los Angeles.

Political Process posters


Ray Suarez, The Holy Vote: The Politics of Faith in America
Ray Suarez,
The Holy Vote:
The Politics of Faith
in America

Ray Suarez
b. 3-5-1957; Brooklyn, NY

Broadcast journalist Ray Suarez joined the PBS NewsHour in 1999 and became a senior correspondent for the evening news program on the PBS television network.


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