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LAS CHOLITAS DE BOLIVIA

Bellante, Claudia. Illustrated by: Carbone, Anna.
Noelia and Wara are two young Bolivian girls who live in the city of El Alto. Wrestling is their passion and every Sunday they go into the ring proudly wearing the traditional dress of the Aymara women, fighting with courage in defiance of all prejudice.
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2024 RISE HONOREE LIST

ISBN: 978-84-683-4668-7
Code: 132728
Publication date: 02/07/2020
32 pages
Size: 18.0cm x 22.5cm. Hardcover
Cover price: 5.95 
Theme:Children's / Teenage fiction and true stories
Biography
Bellante, Claudia

CLAUDIA BELLANTE is an independent journalist and documentary filmmaker. She graduated in Communication Sciences in Milan and studied documentary film at the EICTV (International School of Cinema and Television) in Cuba. She is part of the International Women Media Foundation and her reports have been published in several international magazines. BEAT OF WINGS was born from her desire to tell the stories she had always written for an adult audience to her young daughter Tina, in a language she could understand.

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