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year old Morning Girl lives on the island in the Bahamas with her family.
She and her younger brother, Star Boy enjoy spending time with each other.
The year is 1492 and life is good. One morning, a ship full of Spaniards
arrives on the island. The Tainos are fascinated by the crew and their
leader, Christopher Columbus. The islanders welcome the crew and are happy
to have them visit. Will Columbus and his crew be able to live in peace
with the Tainos? If you are interested in reading a book where two very
different cultures react to the same situation, this is a book you will
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