The Jackass by Thomas Stimson

Children and Young Adult

Fifteen-year-old Mario is the Jackass of Puerto de Santa Maria. His silly songs, tricks, and mimicry are an embarrassment to his father. Considered old enough to work, Mario boards a trading ship bound for New Spain. But while ashore to collect water, Mario is captured by the Jaguar People and made to serve as the Royal Fool for the King. Can Mario use his talents as a jackass to survive and find his way home? From $0.99. Free via KU. SHOP NOW

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