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Figuring out how to be a true colombiano might be more difficult than he thought.

What If a Fish

Written by Anika Fajardo
Published by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

Half-Colombian Eddie Aguado has never really felt Colombian. Especially after Papa died. And since Mama keeps her memories of Papa locked up where Eddie can’t get to them, he only has Papa’s third-place fishing tournament medal to remember him by. He’ll have to figure out how to be more Colombian on his own. As if by magic, the perfect opportunity arises. Eddie–who’s never left Minnesota–is invited to spend the summer in Colombia with his older half-brother. But as his adventure unfolds, he feels more and more like a fish out of water. Figuring out how to be a true colombiano might be more difficult than he thought.

Primary ISBN: 9781534449831

Available As: Hardcover, Paperback, eBook
Middle Grade, Age 08 or older

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Setting: Colombia, United States

Character’s New Arrival/New American Status: 1st Generation

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