María Remedios del Valle: Antiprincesas / Illustrated biography in Spanish for children
Illustrated biography in Spanish of María Remedios del Valle, the black heroine of African descent who took active place in
's battles for independence.
María Remedios's name were not recognized in official history books until recent years. Based on Capitana María Remedios del Valle, research by Daniel Mario Brion, the book traces the history of her life, including the historical details of the battles that took place in Argentina, her relationship with Manuel Belgrano and the well-deserved recognition of the enslaved people who lived in the Viceroyalty of the Río de La Plata in times of the independence of Latin America.
Because of her cunning and her exploits (she was a great escapist) her companions in the battlefield nicknamed her "Mother of the Homeland" and Manuel Belgrano named her "Captain".
María Remedios del Valle lived the last years of her life in poverty.
At the end of the book there's some practical activities for teaching or practicing the language.
Recommended age: 6 to 12 years old
María Remedios del Valle is the issue #10 of the Anti-Princesses collection by Nadia Fink and Pitu Saá. Anti-Princesses is a collection for girls and boys (recommended age: 6 to 12 years) beautifully illustrated and written in Spanish.
Ideal book for learning Spanish and reading to young children.
Authors: Nadia Fink and Pitu Saá
Editorial: Chirimbote (2019)
24 Page Book Binding: Softcover Dimensions: 21 x 21 cm Language: SPANISH
- Year of Publication: 2019 First Edition ISBN 978-987-47471-3-6