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A Girl Named Rosita
The Story of Rita Moreno: Actor, Singer, Dancer, Trailblazer!
Anika Aldamuy Denise
When young Rosita moved from Puerto Rico to the mainland United
States, she didnít know what to expectóbut she knew she loved
to sing and dance. Working to overcome the language barrier and
bullying she experienced in a strange new country, Rita
eventually made her way to Hollywood with a dream to be a star.
There, she fought to be seen and heard and eventually reached
the pinnacle of success, landing her iconic role in West
Side Story and, finally, winning her groundbreaking Oscar.
Book, 40 pages.