Book List:7 titles
  • A fast-moving middle-grade novel set in the 17th century about two Portuguese orphans who are sent to Brazil, where they encounter slaves from Africa. The novel opens when Bento is wrongly thrown into Lisbon’s prison, leaving his younger sibling, M...


  • If it is just a few days until your birthday, and your mother says you can invite anyone you like to come over to play, be careful! If you don’t watch out, you might soon be having the craziest party ever. Before you know it, night could come and g...


  • From a Hans Christian Andersen Award-winning author, a mystery that begins with clues in a school in modern-day Brazil and continues through the ages to ancient Egypt, a medieval wizard s castle laboratory, and the ships that sailed from Europe to di...


  • When Manny Wolf sees an ad in the paper announcing “Wolf Wanted” he responds right away, only to realize the company is looking for a real wolf. Luckily for Manny, so many wolves respond to the ad that he is hired to answer all the letters. As Man...


  • Ana Maria Machado, Brazilian author and winner of the Hans Christian Andersen award, brings us the tragic story of Rosario, a young slave from the late 1800s who appears as a ghost to some children living in contemporary time.Martin and his friends a...


  • One day Isabel finds a box in her mother's closet, and inside the box is a photograph of a girl dressed in old-fashioned clothes. Ten-year-old Bel is enchanted to discover that the girl is her great-grandmother, her Bisa Bea, and that she and her gre...