My Havana: Memories of a Cuban Boyhood - Rosemary Wells, Peter Ferguson, Secundino Fernandez

Wells, R. and Fernandez, S. (2010). My Havana: Memories of Cuban boyhood. Somerville, MA: Candlewick.


This book tells how a boy and his family are forced out of Cuba to Spain, back to Cuba, and finally in New York. The boy loves the architecture of Cuba and makes a replica. 


is an American writer and illustrator of children's books. She is well known for the Max and Ruby series, which follows the everyday adventures of sibling bunnies, curious three-year-old Max and bossy seven-year-old Ruby.


Dino Fernandez moved from Havana, Cuba, to the United States with his family in 1959. He lives in New York and works as an architect.


2nd-5th grade

Historical Fiction