Loreta Janeta Velázquez

Nuestras voces: personajes hispanos y latinos de la historia estadounidense (Our Voices: Spanish and Latino Figures of American History)

Lieutenant Harry T. Buford was a respected Confederate soldier who fought in four major battles during the Civil War and later became a double agent spying for the Southern cause. However, Lieutenant Buford was actually Loreta Janeta Velazquez! Velazquez was a Cuban woman living in New Orleans, who disguised herself as a man in order to experience freedoms otherwise unattainable to her. This captivating book explores her unconventional life as a soldier, a spy, and a Latina in the American South who lived life on her own terms.

RL
Grades
6
IL
Grades
5-8
GRL
W
Details:
Product:
ISBN: 978-1-5081-8519-2
Author: Ash Imery-Garcia
Copyright: 2020
Reading Level: Grade 6
Interest Level: Grades 5-8
GRL: W
Dimensions: 7 1/4" x 9 1/4"

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