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Zonia's Rain Forest

The devastating consequences of harvesting the Amazonian rain forest are brought to light for the next generation in this delicate picture book. Zonia is a member of the Asháninka, the largest Indigenous group still living in the Peruvian Amazon. In wispy scratches and waxy lines, Zonia’s day unfolds on the parchment-like pages, following her as she hangs with sloths and plays hide-and-seek with crocodiles. Her sorrow over a destroyed portion of the forest will inspire young activists to call for change.

Reviewed by Danielle Ballantyne

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