Pura Belpr – Award Winner The Dreamer is a fictional biography of the author Pablo Neruda, the poet. A shy boy (originally named Neftali Reyes) who is born in Chile, he is not understood by his father who wants him to grow up to be a doctor or business man. Naftali is always dreaming, distracted by the world around him, which he captures in writing poetry. He is able to follow his dreams nurtured by his stepmother and an uncle.
This is one of the books students read in Hewitt’s Lightning Literature and Composition program for Grades 4. It can be purchased separately or in a pack. The books are listed in the order they are read for the course in the description of the Student Workbook.