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Along the Tapajós

Fernando Vilela, Fernando Vilela (Illustrator), Daniel Hahn (Translator)


List Price: 17.99*
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A USBBY Outstanding International BookAn Amazon Best Book of 2019 in the Ages 6-8 categoryA Junior Library Guild SelectionA Capitol Choices Book

Cau and Ina are a brother and sister who live in a small community along the Tapaj's River in Brazil. Here, the homes are on stilts and everyone travels around by boat--even to school When the rainy season comes, they must leave their village and relocate to higher ground for a while. But after moving this year, Cau and Ina realize they've left behind something important: their pet tortoise, Titi Unlike turtles, tortoises can't swim, and Cau and Ina are really worried. So the pair sneaks back at night on a journey along the river to rescue him. Will they be able to save Titi?

This picture book, first published in Brazil, offers kids a unique look into the lives of children who live along Brazil's beautiful Tapaj's River.

Amazon Crossing Kids, 9781542008686, 40pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2019