Maria lives in Palmas, Brazil, where it is very hot and there are a lot of trees and gardens. She speaks Portuguese and enjoys playing with dolls. When she grows up, she would like to be a ballet dancer.
Maria’s favorite subject is math and her favorite part of the school day is playing Treasure Hunt with her 15 classmates.
Brazil is known for its football. If you came to visit Maria, she would take you to Petrópolis, also known as the Imperial City, in Rio de Janeiro. If she could visit anywhere in the world, she would go to the U.S.A.