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Yago's Heartbeat

Light (Cuento de Luz)

by Conchita Miranda Author · Monica Carretero Illustrator


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This moving account based on a true story chronicles the friendship between a snail and a small child in a wheelchair and explores issues concerning physical disabilities. A small snail in a shell winds up hanging on a chord around Yago’s neck. Realizing that Yago cannot speak, the snail learns to analyze the different sounds of the child’s heartbeat and finds a renewed interest in life. This insightful story will teach children to accept differences and deal with diversity.

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Cuento de Luz
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Light (Cuento de Luz)


Yago's Heartbeat
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