Flag of Ecuador

Constantly tracing in dirt
the long inconclusive stroke
of a mysterious letter.

Jorge Carrera Andrade’s Micrograms
Ecuadorian poet

Website Resources

Be sure to check out our display of books in the Jr. High Library!

The Queen of Water by Laura Resau and Maria Virginia Farinango

OPA Jr. High Library Country Profile: Ecuador


CIA World Factbook:


Music of Ecuador

Utah Online Library

Did You Know?

  • Ecuador means “equator” in Spanish. The equator crosses through the country.
  • When inviting a guest to visit, specifying an ending time is considered in bad taste.
  • Ecuadorians burn effigies of the Old Year in the streets on New Year’s Eve.
  • Charles Darwin developed his theories of evolution based on wildlife observations on the Galápagos Islands.

“Ecuador.” CultureGrams Online Edition, ProQuest, 2019, online.culturegrams.com/world/world_country.php?cid=45&cn=Ecuador. Accessed 26 August 2019.

Illustration of Darwin’s Finches on Galapagos Islands