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Sharuko: El Arqueólogo Peruano Julio C. Tello/ Peruvian Archaeologist Julio C. Tello Hardcover – Illustrated, 18 August 2020
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* Informative and engaging. -- The Horn Book, starred review
* Vibrant illustrations and a detailed bilingual text come together to tell the inspiring story of Julio C. Tello -- Booklist, starred review
A highly recommended and inspiring portrayal of dedication and perseverance for today's generation of explorers. -- School Library Journal, starred review
An Indigenous Peruvian boy grew up in the Andean highlands, visiting the tombs of his ancestors. This boy was Julio C. Tello, and he became the most important Indigenous Peruvian archaeologist of all time. In this beautiful and well-informed book, you will find the story of his perseverance and success. Tello fought against many obstacles to realize his dreams. -- Dr. Henry Tantaleán, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru
This is a wonderful, lovingly-illustrated portrait of Julio C. Tello and his remarkable career. It will inspire young people to go out and make discoveries of their own, regardless of their backgrounds. As the founder of modern Peruvian archaeology, Tello is justly famous in Peru. This book will bring awareness of his great accomplishments to readers in North America. -- Dr. Richard L. Burger, Professor of Anthropology, Yale University
This compact bio of a premier archaeologist whose discoveries came from the unique perspective of someone studying his own ancestors is a strong recommendation. -- The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
Brown... succeeds again in making the passionate pursuit of a profession exciting for young readers. -- Shelf Awareness
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About the Author
Monica Brown is the author of many award-winning bilingual books for children, many of which are inspired by her Peruvian American heritage. Monica is a Professor of English at Northern Arizona University, specializing in U.S. Latino Literature and Multicultural Literature. She lives in Flagstaff, Arizona. You can find her online at monicabrown.net.
Elisa Chavarri is a full-time illustrator who graduated with honors from the Savannah College of Art and Design, where she majored in Classical Animation and minored in Comics. Born in Peru, she now lives with her husband and their daughter, cat, and dog in northern Michigan.
- Publisher : Childrens Book Pr; Bilingual edition (18 August 2020)
- Language : English, Spanish
- Hardcover : 40 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0892394234
- ISBN-13 : 978-0892394234
- Reading age : 8 - 12 years
- Item Weight : 408 g
- Dimensions : 26.67 x 1.27 x 22.23 cm
- Best Sellers Rank: #1,121,875 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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