Written by Raquel Donoso
Illustrated by Carlos Vélez Auiglera
Published by Find World Publishing
Five-year-old Viva learns there is a need for girls with powerful voices everywhere when she helps Papi raise his voice on the picket line.
Viva’s Papi is a bus driver and Viva loves going to work with him. The sounds of the traffic and the voices of the passengers are music to Viva’s ears. When she finds out that Papi’s union is going on strike, she convinces Papi to take her along to the picket line. When quiet Papi is too nervous to give his speech, Viva uses her powerful voice to give him the confidence to find his own. A first introduction to labor unions, strikes, picket lines, and workers’ rights, this powerful picture book is both educational and endearing.
Primary ISBN: 9781638940067
Available As: Hardcover
Picture Book, Age 4 or older
Community Represented: Unspecified (Hispanic/Latinx)
Character’s New Arrival/New American Status: Ist Generation
Book Creator(s) Connection to the Community Represented: Own Voices/Lived Experience
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