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I Always Dreamed of Having a Store

I Always Dreamed of Having a Store

Written and illustrated by Skylar Beth Sasson.

Lucy migrates from the small Aymara community of Tocoli to the bustling capital city of La Paz to sell goods in the street. She struggles as a street market vendor — and rejoices when she accomplishes her dream of owning a real store. Lucy’s life as an indigenous storekeeper helps us understand the importance of balancing work, play, and rest in order to live a healthy life. Appropriate for ages 4-12 and beyond, this trilingual story includes a fun search-and-find game within the author’s unique collages.

This book is trilingual in Spanish, Aymara and English. It is appropriate for ages 4-12 as well as for adults of all ages.

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