We have Tiny Truffula Trees Growing on the Way to School

Credit: Montserrat Deu, Guatemala

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“I had never heard of the Lorax until Johanny (the school librarian) read his story to us. Now I’ve discovered that we have tiny truffula trees growing on the way to school” – Pre-school student of Chukmuk School, Santiago Atitlán, Guatemala

This picture and essay were submitted to the 2012 Reading Changed My Life Contest by Montserrat Deu of Guatemala.

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Latin America and Caribbean: Guatemala


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