DBC 28139

Cover for “Juana Ines”

Juana Ines

by Georgina Lazaro
Biography, Nonfiction | Audio

Beautiful verse and lushly detailed illustrations tell the story of a little girl named Juana Inés who loved to read at a time when women could not go to school — and went on to become the leading writer/intellectual of her day. This portrait of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz vividly re-creates life in Mexico in the 1600s, bridging the centuries to show us her early life, dreams, and remarkable accomplishments. Narrated in Spanish language. 2007.