Sergio Makes a Splash!

Sergio Makes a Splash!

By Edel Rodriguez

Little, Brown Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780316066167, 40pp.

Publication Date: May 2008

Sergio is a penguin. He loves fish, soccer, and water. He loves drinking water, bathing in water, spraying water, just about anything with water But he has one big problem; he can't swim. So when his class takes a field trip to the ocean, Sergio must decide whether he should face his fear or avoid something he loves.

About the Author
Margarita Engle is a Cuban-American poet and novelist whose work has been published in many countries. Her books include "The Surrender Tree", a Newbery Honor book and winner of the Jane Addams Children's Book Award, the Pura Belpre Award, the Americas Award, and the Claudia Lewis Poetry Award; "The Poet Slave of Cuba", winner of the Pura Belpre Award and the Americas Award; "Tropical Secrets"; "The Firefly Letters"; "Hurricane Dancers"; "The Wild Book"; "The Lightning Dreamer"; and "Silver People". She lives with her husband in Northern California. Visit her at