"Soldier for Equality: Jose de la Luz Saenz and the Great War"
by Duncan Tonatiuh (Author and Illustrator)
José de la Luz Sáenz (Luz) believed in fighting for what was right. Though born in the United States, Luz often faced prejudice because of his Mexican heritage. Determined to help his community, even in the face of discrimination, he taught school—children during the day and adults in the evenings.
Read by Javier Muñoz, who was Alexander Hamilton in the Broadway production of Hamilton.
Published in 2019 by Abrams Books for Young Readers
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