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"A child wonders where chocolate comes from and learns about cocoa farmers and how cocoa beans are harvested in West Africa and chocolate makers and how cocoa beans are made into chocolate at at factory. This illustrated narrative nonfiction book includes a map of where cocoa trees are grown, glossary, and further resources"-- Provided by publisher
Sad about the subject of a poem he is writing, Pablo Neruda visits his friend Matilde who shows him, through a simple onion, that happiness can be found even through tears. Includes facts about Pablo and Matilde, and Neruda's Ode to the Onion in Spanish and English.
Seven vignettes of seven young boys named Pablo living throughout the world.--Provided by publisher
A bilingual story, inspired by the childhood of Valentina Cruz, whose family was one of the first permanent inhabitants of the Galapagos islands. Valentina makes a promise to protect the islands and her animal friends.--Provided by publisher
A town built on a landfill. A community in need of hope. A girl with a dream. A man with a vision. An ingenious idea.
"Photo-essay about Capoeira, a game, dance, and martial art, as it is played in the United States and Brazil today, plus its history and origins in the African slave culture of Brazil during the seventeenth century. Includes a glossary of Portuguese words and Web sources"--Provided by publisher
Collection of haikus featuring food of the Americas with background information
Provides a fictionalized account of Jemmy Button, a native boy from Tierra del Fuego who was brought to London to be educated and then returned home to his island
A bilingual biography of José Martí, who dedicated his life to the promotion of liberty for all men and women, Includes author's note, afterword, and author's sources.
This Brazilian folktale adapted by award-winning author Pleasant DeSpain and illustrated by David Boston tells the story of a wise turtle who must cleverly outwit two children to survive in the Amazon rainforest. Boston's rich watercolor illustrations capture the fertile, dense life of the Amazon. This timeless story of courage and perseverance continues to be retold throughout Latin America. -- publisher