Rafi and Rosi Carnival!
Written and illustrated by Lulu Delacre
In this chapter book series, Rafi and his younger sister, Rosi, explore their surroundings and learn about the traditions, plants, animals, and environment of Puerto Rico. Young readers will enjoy the adventures of these curious siblings and will relate to their special bond as brother and sister. The sprinkling of easy Spanish words adds flavor to the stories.
In Rafi and Rosi Carnival! it’s time for Carnival! Puerto Rico’s joyous holiday is full of sights and sounds to explore. Rosi is determined to show Rafi the best way to enjoy the parade, while Rafi has a plan to make his sister queen for a day. But when Rafi scares Rosi with his terrible vejigante mask, Rosi decides it’s time to teach her brother a lesson. This little sister has a few tricks up her sleeve too!
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About the Creators
is the author and illustrator of many award-winning children's books, as well as a nonfiction novel for teens. Winner of several Pura Belpré Award Honors, Delacre has been named a Maryland Woman in the Arts and served as a juror for the 2003 National Book Awards. A native of Puerto Rico, Delacre lives with her husband in Silver Spring, Maryland. For more information about Lulu Delacre visit luludelacre.com.
Photo: Arturo Betancourt
About This Title
Junior Library Guild Selection
Interest Level:Grades K - 3
Reading Level:Grades 2 - 3
Animal/Biodiversity/Plant Adaptations, Animals, Cultural Diversity, Environment/Nature, Friendship, Holidays/Traditions, Identity/Self Esteem/Confidence, Latino/Hispanic/Mexican Interest, Nature/Science, Siblings, Childhood Experiences and Memories, Collaboration, Games/Toys, Imagination, Multiethnic interest
Part of These Collections
Bilingual English/Spanish and Dual Language Books , Early Fluent English, Early Fluent Dual Language, English Guided Reading Level K, Sibling Collection Grades K-5, Appendix B Diverse Collection Grades K-2, Rafi and Rosi Dual Language Collection, Lulu Delacre Collection , 2016 Book Collection, Dual Language Collection English and Spanish, Dual Language Levels J-M Collection