By Pat Mora
I'm quiet like a turtle."
So promised Juana Inés, a bit lady who enjoyed phrases, on her first day of faculty. whilst she was once 3 years previous, Juana Inés her sister to varsity and peeked within the window, then begged the instructor to be allowed to stick so she may well learn. quickly she used to be making up tales, songs, and poems--she enjoyed studying and he or she enjoyed analyzing. and he or she couldn't wait to have her personal choice of books! ultimately, Juana went directly to develop into Sor Juana Inés de l. a. Cruz, a nun, and he or she committed her existence to writing and studying and phrases. although she died in 1695, Sor Juana Inés is nonetheless one of the main really good writers in Mexico's heritage: her poetry is recited by means of schoolchildren all through Mexico and is studied at faculties and universities around the globe. right here is the tale of her lifestyles, an enormous one filled with wisdom, fulfillment, and proposal, lovingly informed through the popular children's publication writer Pat Mora and gorgeously illustrated by way of Beatriz Vidal.
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I'm quiet like a turtle. "
So promised Juana Inés, a bit woman who enjoyed phrases, on her first day of faculty. while she was once 3 years previous, Juana Inés her sister to varsity and peeked within the window, then begged the instructor to be allowed to stick so she may possibly the right way to learn. quickly she used to be making up tales, songs, and poems--she enjoyed studying and he or she enjoyed examining. and she or he couldn't wait to have her personal number of books! finally, Juana went directly to develop into Sor Juana Inés de l. a. Cruz, a nun, and he or she dedicated her lifestyles to writing and studying and phrases. although she died in 1695, Sor Juana Inés is nonetheless one in all the main fabulous writers in Mexico's historical past: her poetry is recited by way of schoolchildren all through Mexico and is studied at colleges and universities around the globe. right here is the tale of her existence, a tremendous one filled with wisdom, fulfillment, and notion, lovingly instructed via the popular children's e-book writer Pat Mora and gorgeously illustrated through Beatriz Vidal.
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A Library for Juana: The World of Sor Juana Ines by Pat Mora