In her middle-grade memoir Path to the Stars, Sylvia Acevedo draws a straight if improbable line from her childhood as a Mexican American girl in New Mexico through a career as a literal rocket scientist to her current post as CEO of the Girl Scouts of the USA. Horn Book
Read this special feature of the author in conversation with Roger Sutton, Horn Book editor.
“This appealing page-turner helps fill the void of biographies on Latina women. Girls, boys, scouts, non- scouts–all will be inspired by Acevedo’s story.”–Booklist, STARRED review
“Those seeking stories of female STEM trailblazers will find much to love here. Encouraging and uplifting.”–Kirkus