Oscar de la Renta loved art. He wanted to be a famous fashion designer, but it was a very competitive field where the most successful designers were French or Italian, unlike him. Learn about the fashion designer from the Dominican Republic who turned his dreams into a reality as you dive into Oscar de la Renta’s biography—part of the Leaders Like Us children’s book series.
Featuring vibrant illustrations, this nonfiction book introduces readers to Oscar de la Renta, a fashion designer from the Dominican Republic who built a fashion empire and proved that you can accomplish your dreams no matter how big they may seem! This children’s book also features post-reading questions, an extension activity, and time line to engage readers while reinforcing reading comprehension skills.
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