Category Archives: The World Book of Wonders

Places You Can Go with Arabic

by Estifanos (age 6), of California, U.S.A. I was looking through “The Travel Book,” and I wondered how many countries I could visit, if I only knew how to speak Arabic.  I counted 23 different countries! Most of them were in … Continue reading

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Dances from Brazil

by Estifanos (age 6), of California, U.S.A. I wanted to see what kinds of other dances people did in Brazil, after seeing the Brazilian dancers of the Fogo Na Roupa Performing Company at the Ethnic Dance Festival in San Francisco. So, Mom … Continue reading

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Brazilian Feast

by Estifanos (age 6), of California, U.S.A. This week, mom and I looked for recipes from Brazil, to find out what food tastes like there, and to find out which foods from Brazil we would most like to eat. For our … Continue reading

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The True Colors of Humanity

by Larisa White of California, U.S.A. Brazilian photographer Angélica Dass has created a wonderful exhibit that explores the true colors of the human race, calling into question the absurd habit of referring to people as belonging overly-simplistic color categories like … Continue reading

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Places You Can Go with Portuguese

by Estifanos (age 6), of California, U.S.A. I was looking through “The Travel Book,” and I wondered how many countries I could visit, if I only knew how to speak Portuguese.  I counted only 8 different countries. That surprised me. I … Continue reading

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Wild Animals in Alaska

by Estifanos (age 6), of California, U.S.A. I went on a cruise ship to Alaska, in September 2017. My first stop was at Mendenhall Glacier, in Juneau. While I was there, I saw a cute little baby porcupine on the side … Continue reading

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Places You Can Go with Spanish

by Estifanos (age 6), of California, U.S.A. I was looking through “The Travel Book,” and I wondered how many countries I could visit, if I only knew how to speak Spanish.  I counted 21 different countries. Things that I would really like … Continue reading

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Places you can go with French

by Estifanos (age 6), of California, U.S.A. I was looking through “The Travel Book,” and I wondered how many countries I could visit, if I only knew how to speak French, because I’m studying French on Rosetta Stone.  I counted 34 … Continue reading

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Ethnic Dance Festival

by Estifanos (age 6), of California, U.S.A. Yesterday, and last Sunday, I went to the San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival at the San Francisco Opera House.  The theatre had golden decorations on the walls, and comfortable cloth seats. We saw eighteen … Continue reading

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Places you can go with English

by Estifanos (age 6), of California, U.S.A. I was looking through “The Travel Book,” and I wondered how many countries I could visit, if I only knew how to speak English.  I counted 68 different countries that have English as an … Continue reading

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