Becoming Maria: Love and Chaos in the South Bronx

  • Type: Books
  • By: Sonia Manzano
  • Age Category: Teens
  • Genre: Biography & Memoir, Non-Fiction
  • Recommended by: Mark B.
  • ISBN/UPC: 9780545621847
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A young girl's life and inspirations for becoming a prominent figure in the Latinx community.

A young Bronx girl growing up in a tough family environment in the 1970s becomes fascinated as she watches television and begins to dream of what her future could be. Realizing she never saw people of color on TV, she wants (and does) change that.