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Cocuyo lights the way : a diary from 1493 to 1496 / by Danielle Smith-Llera ; illustrated by Juan M. Moreno.

In 1493, eleven-year-old Cocuyo endeavors to find her place within the Ta©Ưno community on the island of Quisqueya, but when Europeans arrive bringing the threat of invasion, disease, and enslavement, she is determined to help preserve the culture she loves.

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  • ISBN: 9781669012863
  • ISBN: 1669012867
  • ISBN: 9781669012825
  • ISBN: 1669012824
  • Physical Description: 112 pages : black and white illustrations ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: North Mankato, Minnesota : Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint, 2024.

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General Note:
"Smithsonian National Museum of the American Latino."
Target Audience Note:
Interest age level: Ages 8-12.
Interest grade level: Grades 4-6.
Subject: Diaries > Juvenile fiction.
Islands > Juvenile fiction.
Families > Juvenile fiction.
Taino Indians > Juvenile fiction.
Indians of the West Indies > Hispaniola > Juvenile fiction.
Historical fiction.
Hispaniola > History > To 1500 > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lehigh Carbon Library Cooperative. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Palmerton Area Library.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Palmerton Area Library JF Sm5 (Text) 65000000084535 Juvenile Fiction Available -

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