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The Changing Face of America: Hispanic Roots, Hispanic Pride

 
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Hispanic presence and influence in American culture has never been greater than right now. The Changing Face of America traces the earliest years of Hispanic presence in the US to the sprawling and diverse population of Hispanic America felt all over the United States today.

Table of Contents

  • The Northern Frontier
  • Mainfest Destiny
  • A Blending of Cultures
  • Rising Voices
  • Timeline
  • Glossary
  • Further Information
  • Index

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Leveling

  • Suggested Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Suggested Reading Level: Grade 5
  • Guided Reading Level: W
  • ATOS Reading Level: 6.2
  • ATOS Interest Level: LG
  • Accelerated Reader® Quiz: 75846
  • Accelerated Reader® Points: 1.0

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Author: Deborah Kent

Deborah Kent was born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, and grew up in nearby Little Falls. She graduated from Oberlin College and received a master's degree from Smith College School for Social Work. For four years, she was a social worker at University Settlement House on New York's Lower East Side. In 1975, Ms. Kent moved to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, where she wrote her first young-adult novel, Belonging. In San Miguel, Ms. Kent helped to found the Centro de Crecimiento, a school for children with disabilities. Ms. Kent is the author of numerous young-adult novels and nonfiction titles for children. She lives in Chicago with her husband, children's author R. Conrad Stein, and their daughter, Janna.

 

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