From My Window

Author: Junior, Otavio
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From My Window

What do you see from your window?

This critically-acclaimed picture book from Brazil offers a first-hand view of what children growing up in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro see everyday. A vibrant and diverse celebration of urban community living, brought to life by unique, colorful illustrations that juxtapose brick buildings with lush jungle plants.

  • Paperback, 40 pages
  • 9" x 11"
  • Cybil Award Nominee, 2021
  • A Junior Library Guild Selection, 2020
  • Bank Street’s Best Children’s Book of the Year, 2021


Otávio Júnior is a writer, actor, storyteller and theatrical producer in his hometown of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Otávio also founded the Ler é 10 — Leia Favela project, which opened the first permanent library in the favelas of Complexo de Penha and Alemão in Rio and continues to bring the love of reading to children in his community.


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