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Review: Drita My Homegirl by Jenny Lombard

Drita My Homegirl by Jenny Lombard. G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 2006. Currently available. Genre/Age Level: Middle Grade Realistic Fiction Face Value: I love it! It’s colorful and the styling is perfect for middle grade readers. Although we only see the … Continue reading

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Review: Sofi Mendoza’s Guide to Getting Lost in Mexico by Malin Alegria

Sofi Mendoza’s Guide to Getting Lost in Mexico by Malín Alegría. Simon & Schuster, 2007. Currently available. Genre: YA Realistic Fiction Face Value: It’s kind of cheesy, but I like it. I don’t like that we only see part of … Continue reading

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Review: The Good Braider by Terry Farish

The Good Braider by Terry Farish. Marshall Cavendish, 2012. Currently available. Genre: YA Realistic Fiction/Poetry Face Value: Although this cover is doing the “faceless girl” thing that I typically find distasteful, it’s actually not too bad. The story focuses on … Continue reading

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Review: Uprising by Margaret Peterson Haddix

Uprising by Margaret Peterson Haddix. Simon & Schuster Books for Young People, 2007. Currently Available. Genre: Historical Fiction Face Value: I listened to this book on audio, so I didn’t have as much face time with the cover as I … Continue reading

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