Theme: Perspective Taking
(Picture Book for Children 6-12)
The story’s main character is Carlito, a 9 year old
boy, whose father is a conservationist at the Lincoln Park Zoo in
. When Carlito’s dad tells the family that he has been offered a position teaching conservation for a year at the
, everyone is excited. But Carlito and his sister, Tanya, hate leaving their friends and their school to go to a strange country where they will know no one. What will they encounter in a new country? Will they have new friends?
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