|Author/Contributor(s):||Martinez-Neal, Juana ; Martinez-Neal, Juana|
|Publisher:||Candlewick Press (MA)|
Acclaimed author-illustrator Juana Martinez-Neal explores the wonders of the rain forest with Zonia, an AshÃ¡ninka girl, in her joyful outdoor adventures. The engaging text emphasizes Zonia's empowering bond with her home, while the illustrations--created on paper made from banana bark--burst with luxuriant greens and delicate details. Illuminating back matter includes a translation of the story in AshÃ¡ninka, information on the AshÃ¡ninka community, and resources on the Amazon rain forest and its wildlife.