5 edition of Contemporary American success stories found in the catalog.
|Other titles||Contemporary American success stories, Famous people of Hispanic heritage|
|Statement||Melanie Cole, Barbara J. Marvis, Valerie Menard [illustrated by Barbara Tidman ; project editor: Susan R. Scarfe]|
|Series||Mitchell Lane multicultural biography series|
|Contributions||Manis, Barbara J., Menard, Valerie|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||96 p. :|
|Number of Pages||96|
|ISBN 10||1883845440, 1883845432|
|ISBN 10||9781883845445, 9781883845438|
|LC Control Number||95075963|
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Contemporary American Success Stories: Famous People of Hispanic Heritage, Volume 10 Barbara J. Marvis Mitchell Lane Publishers, - Juvenile Nonfiction - 96 pages. Get this from a library. Contemporary American success stories: famous people of Hispanic heritage: Volume IV.
[Barbara J Marvis] -- The four Hispanic Americans featured in each book vary in ancestral country of origin and area of achievement.
Clearly written profiles contain numerous first-person quotations from the subjects. Contemporary American Success Stories Famous People of Hispanic Heritage - Volume III. Mitchell Lane Publishers - Childs, MD LIC# Excerpted from: Giselle Fernandez - Reporter, Broadcast Journalist by Barbara J.
Mavis. Giselle Fernandez Giselle was involved in all the leadership events at school. She kept her hand in everything. Get this from a library. Contemporary American success stories: famous people of Hispanic heritage. [Barbara J Marvis; Barbara Tidman] -- Provides a brief biography on some of the more dynamic Hispanic Americans of the day.
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