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Everyone knows the flamboyant, larger-than-life Celia Cruz, the extraordinary salsa singer who passed away in 2003, leaving millions of fans brokenhearted. indeed, there was a magical vibrancy to the Cuban salsa singer. to hear her voice or to see her perform was to feel her life-affirming energy deep within you. relish the sizzling sights and sounds of her legacy in this glimpse into Celia’s childhood and her inspiring rise to worldwide fame and recognition as the Queen of salsa. Her inspirational life story is sure to sweeten your soul.
From School Library Journal
Gr 2–4—This picture book biography of the Cuban songstress pays tribute to the child from Havana who became salsa royalty. The lyrical text and lovely jewel-tone illustrations successfully portray the struggles and triumphs of the Afro-Latina. An excellent introduction to Celia Cruz and her music.
Like the sweetness of [Celia CruzÆs] voice, this tribute is pure az·car. (School Library Journal)
About the Author
Veronica Chambers lives in Los Angeles, California. Julie Maren lives in Boulder, Colorado.