On Heroes Lizards and Passion
Author: Zoila Ellis
Paperback 130 pages
2nd Edition – 2003 (1st Edition September 1991)
Also available in Spanish
Seven short stories vividly depicting different facets of Belize’s reality. From the country’s rural areas to New York City, we accompany Belizean women and men as they go through the joys and hardships of life. Zoila Ellis demonstrates a refined ability to perceive and reproduce situations and characters, heightening the emotional impact of everyday events and rendering them into fine literature. This book is also available in Spanish.
Old Benque, Erase una Vez en Benque Viejo
Author: David N. Ruiz
Paperback – 154 pages
6th Edition – 2007 (1st Edition August 1990)
Written in Spanish
This collection of four short stories written in Spanish integrates folklore and historical events in the early days of Belize’s western border settlement of “Old Bank” or Benque Viejo as the settlers called it. Each story describes an experience with the supernatural presented in a cultural context within a changing society.
Maya Moon Colouring Book
Author: Jane Crouch
Paperback – 30 pages
1st Edition – April 2010
This great new colouring book provides a wealth of information in English and Spanish, as well as introducing children of all ages to some basic words in Yucatec Maya. There are 25 full page pictures to colour and glyphs or words to colour on almost every page. A page on the Maya number system will add an extra dimension to learning to count in English and Spanish. As well as being fun, this book makes an excellent additional primary school resource and an accurate source of information for teachers.