Sonia Alejandra Rodriguez

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Review of Danza!: Amalia Hernández and El Ballet Folklórico de México

Danza!: Amalia Hernández and El Ballet Folklórico de Méxicoby Duncan Tonatiuh; illus. by the authorPrimary, Intermediate    Abrams    32 pp.8/17    978-1-4197-2532-6    $18.95e-book ed.  978-1-68335-110-8    $15.54Tonatiuh (Separate Is Never Equal, rev. 7/14; Funny Bones, rev. 11/15) tells the story of Amalia Hernández (1917–2000), founder of Mexico’s most famous dance company, El Ballet...

Review of Us in Progress: Short Stories About Young Latinos

Us in Progress: Short Stories About Young Latinosby Lulu Delacre; illus. by the authorIntermediate, Middle School    Harper/HarperCollins    242 pp.    g8/17    978-0-06-239214-5    $16.99e-book ed.  978-0-06-239216-9    $9.99This collection opens with “The Attack,” an all-too-timely account of a young Latino man with a disability being mistreated by the police. The twelve tales are...

Review of Walk with Me

Walk with Meby Jairo Buitrago; illus. by Rafael Yockteng; trans. from the Spanish by Elisa AmadoPreschool, Primary    Groundwood    32 pp.3/17    978-1-55498-857-0    $18.95e-book ed.  978-1-55498-858-7    $16.95The book opens with an image of a young girl and a huge lion standing on a grassy hill, with a...

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