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Rafi y Rosi ¡Piratas!

Written and illustrated by Lulu Delacre

Paperback: $8.95

Six Pack: $53.70

Hardcover: $16.95

In Spanish. 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. Titles are available in both Spanish and English.

In Rafi y Rosi ¡Piratas!, Rafi and his younger sister, Rosi, are excited to visit El Morro Fort, the four-hundred-year-old fortress that guards the entrance to San Juan harbor. At the fort they pretend to be pirates, engage in a fierce battle, and learn about Roberto Cofresí, Puerto Rico’s most famous pirate. During a game of hide-and-seek, Rosi finds the perfect place to hide—in the stone sentry box that once housed the fort’s lookout guards. Little does she know that the sentry box might be haunted! In Spanish.

About the Creators

Thumb_thumb Lulu Delacre - Author, Illustrator

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

ISBN

Paperback: 9780892393824

Six Pack: 9780892394210

Hardcover: 9780892394289

Awards

First Prize - North American Academy of the Spanish Language Award
Academia Norteamericana de la Lengua Española

Guided Reading:

L

Interest Level:

Grades K - 3

Reading Level:

Grades 2 - 2

Themes

Animal/Biodiversity/Plant Adaptations, Animals, Childhood Experiences and Memories, Courage, Cultural Diversity, Early Readers, Environment/Nature, Exploring Ecosystems, Families, Friendship, Games/Toys, History, Latino/Hispanic/Mexican Interest, Nature/Science, Siblings

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