Sem Fronteiras Press
Luiz has just arrived in the United States from Brazil which he misses terribly. But the immigrant has a talent for drawing. Encouraged at school, Luiz creates many images, but soon he idealizes his former life. Later, he will discover that Brazil wasn't always so wonderful. Through art, he learns to adapt to his new life.
Family Relationships; Culture/Ethnicity; Racial Diversity; Language barrier; Multicultural; Multiethnic; Immigrants and refugees; Multiracial; communication barrier; different languages; learning a new language; multicultural community; multiple heritages; multiple ethnicities; immigrant family; immigrant children; multiracial community
mother and father
New York Book Festival, 2008, Honorable Mention, Children's Book
Brazil; flags; drawing; pride; homesickness; beaches; cashew trees; fireworks; soccer
Rozen, Beti and Hays, Peter, "Without Words" (2004). Diverse Families. 1750.