La Malinche: Indigenous Translator for Hernán Cortés in Mexico

From the Series Women Who Changed History
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Women's contributions throughout history are often overlooked or minimized when compared to those of men. Readers will learn the true story of La Malinche, a slave girl who was instrumental in the Spanish conquest of Mexico. Her courageous but brief life is examined, focusing on her time with explorer Hernán Cortés. Myth and fact are discussed and explained, with primary sources to illustrate this period in Mexican history. Readers will connect with the story of a young person who bravely endured terrible circumstances to change Mexico forever in the 1500s. Her legacy in Mexico, folklore, art, and politics endures today.

Interest Level Grade 5 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 6
Copyright 2018
BISACS JNF007140, JNF007120
Genre Nonfiction
Publisher Rosen Publishing
Imprint Britannica Educational Publishing
Series Women Who Changed History
Language English
Number of Pages 48
ISBN 9781680486513
Title Format Reinforced book
Release Date 2017-08-25
Author Laura Loria
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Suggested websites, Table of contents
Dewey 972.02092--dc23
Dimensions 6.5 x 9.125
Guided Reading Level Z

Author: Laura Loria

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