A Life of Firsts: The Story of Gloria Molina illustrates the rise of a Mexican American girl who grew up in humble circumstances to become one of the most influential Latina political leaders of our time. This book will inspire youngsters to dream big and to believe that anyone can accomplish extraordinary things.
About the Author:
Amada Irma Perez
Amada Irma Perez, AWA, is the recipient of the Pura Belpre Honor Award, Tomas Rivera Mexican American Children's Book Award, the International Latino Book Award among many others. Her bilingual books include My Very Own Room/Mi propio cuartito (2000); My Diary from Here to There/Mi diario de aqui hasta alla (2002); Nana's Big Surprise/Nana, Que sorpresa! (2007); Desert Quails Hit Jungle Trails/ Del desierto a la jungla (2010); My Handy Writing Book (2011); Mi practico libro de escritura (2015). She lives in Ventura, California and travels the world giving talks, teaching and writing. Her website is amadairmaperez.com.