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Sofi and the Magic, Musical Mural / Sofi y el mágico mural musical

Magical realism merges with celebration of family heritage in this story of a Puerto Rican girl who seems to enter a large mural painted on a wall across the street from her home. She dances with the pleneros to the plena music, but when the vejigante trickster appears, she confronts her fears and learns about her home country. The illustrations are dreamlike and offer a playful vibe. Ages five and up.

Reviewed by Aimee Jodoin

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