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Hispanic Star: Roberto Clemente

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Read about Puerto Rican Baseball Hall of Famer Roberto Clemente in Hispanic Star: Roberto Clemente, and learn the most groundbreaking, iconic Hispanic and Latinx heroes that have shaped our culture and the world in this gripping biography series for young readers, perfect for fans of the Who Was series.

If you can see it, you can be it.


Meet Puerto Rican Baseball Hall of Famer Roberto Clemente, once just a kid from Carolina, Puerto Rico, who loved to play baseball on the streets of his hometown with friends and family. As a right fielder, Roberto played eighteen seasons with Major League Baseball, but his life was tragically cut short when a plane he chartered to bring earthquake relief supplies to Nicaragua crashed. The first Latin American player to be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, Clemente paved the way for generations of Latinx athletes.

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.

ISBN-13: 9781250828088

Media Type: Hardcover

Publisher: Roaring Brook Press

Publication Date: 09-06-2022

Pages: 112

Product Dimensions: 5.75(w) x 8.36(h) x 0.56(d)

Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

Series: Hispanic Star #1

Claudia Romo Edelman is the founder of the We Are All Human Foundation and Hispanic Star and has worked for twenty-five years with internationally recognized institutions, including the United Nations, the Global Fund, the World Economic Forum, and UNICEF. She’s led some of the most successful global campaigns in the last decade, including Project (RED), the launch of the Sustainable Development Goals in collaboration with the United Nations, the creation of the SDG Lions, and the rebranding of the UN Refugee Agency. Sara E. Echenique is a Puerto Rican lawyer and children’s book author. She grew up in Puerto Rico and is proud to be passing on her heritage to her two young children. In addition to Hispanic Star: Roberto Clemente, she is the author of Our Roof is Blue. She now lives in Florida with her husband, their children, and their Puerto Rican rescue dog, Luna.