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Luis Paints the World

Written by Terry Farish
Illustrated by Oliver Dominguez
Published by Carolrhoda Books

Nico is joining the Army to see the world. His younger brother, Luis, begins a mural on the alleyway wall to try to convince Nico to stay. But in Nico’s absence, Luis’s world expands along with the mural in their bustling Dominican neighborhood.

Primary ISBN: 9781467757966

Available As: Hardcover
Picture Book, Age 06 or older

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Setting: United States (Lawrence MA)

Character’s New Arrival/New American Status: Arrival

Book Creator(s) Connection to the Community Represented: Written with Cultural Advisors

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