Written by: Rhea Bato Illustrated by: Tinsley Garanchon
Mirra, an Indian princess, gets abducted by Portuguese pirates. Against her will, she was sold in the galleon trade as a slave to the Governor of Mexico. Can her life get any worse?
Mirra's Colorful Dress tells the story of Catarina de San Juan — a young woman from Asia brought to Mexico as a slave through the Manila galleon trade. She is the inspiration behind the China Poblana, the traditional dress of Mexico.
Let’s join Mirra and her colorful sari in an exciting journey!