I’m not sure how this book came to my attention, but it picked it up now because it was available as an audiobook and was a good length for our trip to Philadelphia.
Genre: middle grade fiction with a touch of magic
Length: 587 pages
Setting: Germany, Pennsylvania, and California, late 1930s
Summary: Short version: A harmonica helps three kids overcome discrimination and find happiness Continue reading
My mother-in-law read this book for book club ten years ago and passed it along to me afterwards to read.
Translator: Alan R. Clarke
Published: 1988 in Portuguese; 1993 in English
Genre: inspirational fiction
Length: 167 pages
Setting: starting in Andalusia and traveling to Egypt, present day Continue reading