When Esther mistakenly brings home the wrong package from the market, she is surprised at first by what she finds inside. But soon her discovery draws her and her family into a mysterious plan that stretches from Amsterdam to far-off South America. Will Esther be able to protect what she has found and keep her family safe?
Meet Esther Bueno, a Jewish girl growing up in the 1670s with her twin brother, Ezra. Their parents fled Portugal when they themselves were children in order to escape the Inquisition. Now the Bueno family lives in Amsterdam -- one of the busiest, most exciting cities in all of Europe. Read about the Bueno twins and share their adventures!
About the series
In Jewish Girls Around the World, you'll meet many fascinating Jewish girls from our past. Read about them and experience their worlds. Times and places may change, but being a Jewish girl is always something to celebrate.