Sent with her governess to live with the dreadful Carter family in exotic Brazil in 1910, Maia endures many hardships before fulfilling her dream of exploring the Amazon River.
New York : Puffin, 2003.
298 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
"Originally published in Great Britain by Macmillan Children's Books, London, 2001"--T.p. verso.