Yamile Saied Méndez
Seventeen-year-old Camila Hassan, a rising soccer star in Rosario, Argentina, dreams of playing professionally, in defiance of her fathers' wishes and at the risk of her budding romance with Diego. Rosario, Argentina. At home Camila Hassan lives within her mother's narrow expectations, her soccer-star brother's shadow, and under the abusive rule of her short-tempered father. On the field, she is La Furia, a powerhouse of skill and talent. When her...
2) ¿Qué serás?
"Una niña sueña con interminables posibilidades, despertando sentimientos de maravilla, curiosidad, y crecimiento. Con la amorosa guía de su abuela, se lanza a un camino de descubrimiento y aprende que su potencial no tiene límites."-- "What will you be when you grow up? A young girl dreams about all the endless possibilities, sparking a sense of wonder, curiosity, and growth. With her abuela's loving guidance, she learns her potential is limitless"--Provided...
"When a young girl is asked where she's from--where she's really from--she's no longer as she was. She decides to turn to her dear abuelo for some help with this ever-persistent question. But he doesn't quite give her the answer she expects."--Page  of cover. When other children and their parents keep asking a young girl where she is from, she puts the same question to her grandfather who describes the land and people from which her family originated....
Cuando se le pregunta a una chica de dónde es, de dónde es realmente, ninguna de sus respuestas parece ser la correcta. Sin estar segura de cómo responder, se dirige a su abuelo amoroso en busca de ayuda. Él no le da la respuesta que ella espera. Le da una aún mejor. When a girl is asked where she's from -- where she's really from -- none of her answers seems to be the right one. Unsure about how to reply, she turns to her loving abuelo for...
"What will you be when you grow up? A young girl dreams about all the endless possibilities, sparking a sense of wonder, curiosity, and growth. With her abuela's loving guidance, she learns her potential is limitless. Yamile Saied Méndez's powerful, lyrical text and Kate Alizadeh's colorful, stunning art are a radiant celebration of family, love, and community."--Publisher description.