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My Name is Celia/ Me llamo Celia : The Life of Celia Cruz / La vida de Celia Cruz (Bilingual)
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This bilingual book allows young readers to enter Celia Cruz's life as she becomes a well-known singer in her homeland of Cuba, then moves to New York City and Miami where she and others create a new type of music called salsa.School Library Journal has namedMy Name is Celia “[a]n exuberant picture-book biography . . . a brilliant introduction to a significant woman and her music.”
A bilingual portrait of the "Queen of Salsa" describes her childhood in Cuba, her musical career, and her move to the United States, and explains how her music brought her native Cuba to the world.