Create a celebratory image of influential Latinas and Latinos in U.S. history with this fully illustrated, 500-piece puzzle and bilingual booklet set from the National Museum of the American Latino.
SPECIFICATIONS: A 500-piece puzzle, printed full-color on high quality stock, with a bonus booklet and poster showing the completed puzzle image.
DIMENSIONS: When completed, this puzzle measures approximately 16 X 20".
BILINGUAL BOOK INCLUDED: This set includes a fully illustrated 32-page, paperback booklet (5 X 6 inches) full of biographical information about 25 Latinas/os throughout U.S. history and striking, full-color portraits by artist Gloria Félix. All text is presented in both English and Spanish.
POSTER WITH BONUS BILINGUAL ACTIVITY INCLUDED: This set also includes a foldout poster (11 X 13") that shows the completed puzzle image to be used as reference or keepsake, along with a backside that features a bonus guided activity for those wishing to draw their own Latina/o hero portraits. All text is presented in both English and Spanish.
FEATURES 25 NOTABLE FIGURES: Sylvia Acevedo, Luis Walter Álvarez, Pura Belpré, Julia de Burgos, César Chávez, Sandra Cisneros, Roberto Clemente, Celia Cruz, Olga Custodio, Jaime Escalante, Emma González, Laurie Hernández, Juan Felipe Herrera, Dolores Huerta, Óscar de la Renta, Jennifer Lopez, Sylvia Mendez, Lin-Manuel Miranda, C. David Molina, Rita Moreno, Ellen Ochoa, Jorge Ramos, Sylvia Rivera, María Elena Salinas, and Sonia Sotomayor.
OFFICIALLY LICENSED: This puzzle is an authorized product created in partnership with the Smithsonian.
About the Author
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Latino is the keystone to learning how Latinos inform and shape art, history, culture, and science in the United States. The Museum shares the Latino experience through a robust program of scholarly research, exhibitions, public events, digital content, collections, resources, and more.
Gloria Félix was born and raised in Uruapan, a beautiful small city in Michoacán, Mexico, one of her biggest inspirations when it comes to Art. Her favorite things to do growing up were drawing, watching cartoons, and eating, which still are some of her favorite things to do. Currently, she lives and paints in Los Angeles.