For me, Puerto Rico isn’t just a vacation spot or the subject of usually depressing news stories. Instead, Puerto Rico has always meant family, since many of my cousins, aunts, and uncles call the island home. My dad taught my sister and me to be proud of our heritage and its rich cultural history, particularly the arts and literature, so enjoy these several fabulous books that are either written by Puerto Rican authors or are about the gorgeous island itself. ¡Wepa!
The first Hispanic and third woman appointed to the United States Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor traces her life from a Bronx housing project to the federal bench. MY BELOVED WORLD offers an inspiring testament to Sotomayor’s own extraordinary determination and the power of believing in oneself.
David Maraniss brilliantly brings one of the greatest Latino players in the major leagues back to life in this classic biography. Using his narrative sweep and meticulous detail, Maraniss captures the myth and a real man.