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“Every spring, Dario and his mom move from Brazil to the beach at Cape Cod so that his mom can work.”
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Dario and the Whale

Written by Cheryl Lawton Malone
Illustrated by Bistra Masseva
Published by Albert Whitman & Company

When Dario and his mother move to Cape Cod from Brazil, Dario has a hard time making friends since he doesn’t speak English well. But one day Dario meets someone else who has just arrived in New England and he doesn’t speak any English at all…because he’s a right whale! Day after day Dario and the whale meet at the beach. But what will happen when it’s time for the whale to migrate?

Primary ISBN: 9780807514634

Available As: Hardcover
Picture Book, Age 04 or older

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Setting: United States

Character’s New Arrival/New American Status: Immigrant

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