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Dorris, Michael.
New York : Hyperion, 1992.
IL 5-8 RL 6.3 .
ISBN 078681358X
Twelve year old Morning Girl lives on the island in the Bahamas with her family. She and her younger brother, Star Boy enjoy spending time with each other. The year is 1492 and life is good. One morning, a ship full of Spaniards arrives on the island. The Tainos are fascinated by the crew and their leader, Christopher Columbus. The islanders welcome the crew and are happy to have them visit. Will Columbus and his crew be able to live in peace with the Tainos? If you are interested in reading a book where two very different cultures react to the same situation, this is a book you will enjoy.
SUBJECTS:     Arawak Indians -- Fiction
                        Indians of the West Indies -- Fiction
                        Brothers and sisters -- Fiction
                        America -- Discovery and exploration -- Spanish -- Fiction
                        Historical fiction


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