South American History & Culture

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Grade Level: 1-5. This collection is great for educators who want to advance knowledge of diverse cultures. Set in Brazil, Colombia, Peru and Chile, these stories promote global awareness and help students embrace everyday life different from their own. Books include:

  • The Incas of Peru by Cobblestone Publishing
  • Discovering Cultures: Brazil by Robert Reiser
  • Moon was Tired of Walking on Air by Natalia M. Belting
  • The Sock Thief by Ana Crespo
  • Animal Poems of the Iguazú / Animalario del Iguazu by Francisco X. Alarcon
  • Pablo Neruda: Poet of the People by Monica Brown
  • Pele King of Soccer / Pele el Rey de Fútbol by Monica Brown
  • Biblioburro: A True Story from Colombia by Jeanette Winter
  • Shenipabu Miyui / Historia dos Antigos by various authors
  • Living in Brazil by Chloe Perkins
  • Juana & Lucas by Juana Medina


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