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Puerto Rico: Isle of Enchantment

Puerto Rico: Isle of Enchantment
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It may be a small island, only 100 miles long by 35 miles wide, but Puerto Rico has a big presence. September’s issue of FACES whisks readers away to the island that may become America's 51st state. 

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Faces September 2017

Title: Puerto Rico: Isle of Enchantment

It may be a small island, only 100 miles long by 35 miles wide, but Puerto Rico has a big presence. Sample a fiesta of flavors as September’s issue of FACES whisks readers away to the island that may become America's 51st state. Put on a funny play based on a Puerto Rican folktale and make your own ‘little house’ collage. Explore beautiful beaches, try new foods, and  meet a famous baseball player. Why does Mosquito Bay glow in the dark? Who's that crying "Coqui! Coqui!" in the rainforest? Find out in these enchanting articles:

“A Small Island with a Big Heart” by Marcia Amidon Lusted
“Statehood: Puerto Rico’s Uncertain Future” by Christine Graf
“La Cocina Boriquén—A Fiesta of Flavors” by Jennifer Buchet
“Mosquito Bioluminescent Bay: Inside Nature’s Glow Stick” by Pat Betteley
“San Juan: The Jewel of the Caribbean” by Christine Graf
“The Island Monster” by Marcia Amidon Lusted
“The Measure of a Man” by Todd Tuell
“Juan Bobo and the Bag of Gold: A Play Based on a Puerto Rican Folktale” retold by Pat Betteley.
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