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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A “stunning” (America Ferrera) YA novel about a teenager coming to terms with losing her sister and finding herself amid the pressures, expectations, and stereotypes of growing up in a Mexican American home. “Alive and crackling—a gritty tale wrapped in a page-turner.

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Author Erika L. Sánchez

Pages 368

Publisher Random House Children's Books

Published Date 2019-03-05

ISBN 1524700517 9781524700515


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skye_edelson-bennett shared a tip "Beautiful book. I love the main character."

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cheli_j shared a tip "Coming of age, grief journey, and body image journey."

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ur_localswiftie shared a tip "Really do recommend if your a child of foreign parents (such as Mexican parents lol)"

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letty_perez_8292 shared a tip "Just finished the book didn't like parts but in the end I changed my mind its a great book. Reminds me of my niece."

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plutes shared a tip "read when i was thirteen, just remembered it"

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ash_stilinski shared a tip "I liked this book a lot. It has some romance which I like."

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hailey_barrera shared a tip "I must finish this book; it’s so good"

shannon_absher shared a tip "I had to read this book for a class and I enjoyed it more than I thought I would!"

ac. shared a tip "Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo, is a good read."

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melanie_jimenez_4128 shared a tip "This book is really good"

osvaldo_garcia_3311 shared a tip "It is! Ummm my favorite book as of now, would probably be The Serpent King, by Jeff Zentner."

isabel_villarreal shared a tip "this is one of my top 5 favorite, you should definitely read it!"

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bianca_deleon_6314 shared a tip "It was relatable and interesting"

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itzel_olivas shared a tip "so powerful."

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lexi_frost shared a tip "It's not just for Latinas. Anyone can read and love this book. The way she writes speaks to many different audiences."

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ashley_ortez shared a tip "It’s really good when you are feeling lonely during these times and you miss your friends."

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cynthia_martinez_3469 shared a tip "Great and easy read! Loved it!"

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u._covington shared a tip "Beautifully written and poignantly relevant!"

debra_ochoa shared a tip "Beautiful narrative about young women, families, and growing up."

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adelina_duenez shared a tip "This book spoke to me as a first generation Latina growing up in a culture my parents couldn't begin to understand."

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manuela_perez_1418 shared a tip "Loved this book so much. I felt validated as a first gen woman who navigated the cultural clash firsthand."

julia_heying shared a tip "This book did a good job of depicting the Mexican family."

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brandi_gomez_6650 shared a tip "I highly recommend this book for any teens like myself that need someone to relate too #Firstgenerationchild"

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teresa_martines shared a tip "So relatable!"

sammira shared a tip "I found it extremely relatable in certain aspects. I would definitely recommend!!!"

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angie_marquez_1761 shared a tip "Read in 2 days, I cried, such a great book"

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hailey_schumann shared a tip "Yes I do! You might like Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie!"

dayanara_rosas shared a tip "For sure! I think my favorite part was when she traveled to New York! How about you? :)"

raeven_cruz shared a tip "Are there any books similar, maybe for a slightly older age group?"

alexandra_corona_944 shared a tip "Np😊"

ayanna_trice shared a tip "Honestly, I cry a few times and related to this book on sooo many levels I can’t even explain. I 100% recommended this book❤️"

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rubi_al shared a tip "It’s a good first generation struggle book"

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