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Olinguito Speaks Up

On August 2013, scientists announced the discovery of a new species of mammal called the olinguito, described as a cross between a cat and a furry teddy bear. The rust-colored furry mammal weighs just two pounds. About 14 inches long–with an equally bushy tail–the olinguito lives amid the misty treetops and giant tomato-size figs in the Andean cloud forests of Ecuador and Colombia. Reading Level Ages 7-10. Available in hardcover, ebook, and as a game app.

ENDORSED BY THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION FIRST PLACE INTERNATIONAL LATINO BOOK AWARDS

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Lalo Loves to Help

Lalo, a yellow-naped Amazonian parrot speaks many languages and loves to sing opera. He lives a happy live according to the Amazonian oath of friendship. Lalo is always ready to help everyone and everything living in the Ecuadorian rainforest––like Yoli, the feisty anaconda snake; Pedro, the grumpy white-bellied spider monkey; and the spirited blue-fronted parrot twins.

On the day they all plan to perform an opera, Lalo is summoned downriver to translate the words of an elderly lady. Could this be the forgotten language of the Teteté people?

Will Lalo and his friends rise to the occasion––or will the ancient songs of the Ecuadorian Amazon be lost forever?

Message: Kindness––and a second language are helpful.

Reading Level Ages 7-10

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Howl of the Mission Owl

It’s the California Gold Rush and owl is determined to find out WHO nabbed the gold nugget.

Message: Harmony is golden.

ForeWord Reviews IndieFab Book of the Year Finalist, National Latino Book Club – Association of American Publishers/Las Comadres