The Walls of CartagenaBook - 2008
Thirteen-year-old Calepino, an African slave in the seventeenth-century Caribbean city of Cartagena, works as a translator for a Jesuit priest who tends to newly-arrived slaves and, after working for a Jewish doctor in a leper colony and helping an Angolan boy and his mother escape, he realizes his true calling.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2008.
Edition: 1st ed.
Characteristics: 152 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.