By Pat Mora
I'm quiet like a turtle."
So promised Juana Inés, a bit lady who enjoyed phrases, on her first day of college. while she was once 3 years outdated, Juana Inés her sister to college and peeked within the window, then begged the trainer to be allowed to stick so she may possibly easy methods to learn. quickly she used to be making up tales, songs, and poems--she enjoyed studying and she or he enjoyed analyzing. and he or she couldn't wait to have her personal choice of books! ultimately, Juana went directly to develop into Sor Juana Inés de l. a. Cruz, a nun, and she or he committed her lifestyles to writing and studying and phrases. even though she died in 1695, Sor Juana Inés is nonetheless certainly one of the main awesome writers in Mexico's historical past: her poetry is recited by way of schoolchildren all through Mexico and is studied at colleges and universities world wide. the following is the tale of her existence, a massive one filled with wisdom, fulfillment, and notion, lovingly advised via the popular children's ebook writer Pat Mora and gorgeously illustrated via Beatriz Vidal.
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