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 while she was once 3 years outdated, Juana Inés her sister to varsity and peeked within the window, then begged the trainer to be allowed to stick so she may well methods to learn. quickly she was once making up tales, songs, and poems--she enjoyed studying and she or he enjoyed analyzing. and she or he couldn't wait to have her personal choice of books! finally, Juana went directly to develop into Sor Juana Inés de l. a. Cruz, a nun, and he or she committed her lifestyles to writing and studying and phrases. notwithstanding she died in 1695, Sor Juana Inés is nonetheless certainly one of the main impressive writers in Mexico's historical past: her poetry is recited through schoolchildren all through Mexico and is studied at faculties and universities all over the world. right here is the tale of her lifestyles, a major one choked with wisdom, success, and idea, lovingly advised by means of the well known children's e-book writer Pat Mora and gorgeously illustrated through Beatriz Vidal.
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