Awards and Recognitions
Marta Salotti Gold Medal – Argentina
This suspense-filled mystery is set in the Middle Ages, during the construction of the Cathedral of Burgos. Three young friends succeed in capturing some thieves in this award-winning story that includes themes of friendship and trust, discrimination and prejudice, and bilingualism/biculturalism. After reading this book, your students will view the advantage of speaking several languages in a new light. Black and white illustrations by Kitty Lorefice de Passalia.