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I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter

I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter
A Book

by Erika L. Sánchez

  • Publisher : Knopf Books for Young Readers
  • Release : 2017-10-17
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN : 1524700509
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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National Book Award Finalist! Instant New York Times Bestseller! The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian meets Jane the Virgin in this poignant but often laugh-out-loud funny contemporary YA about losing a sister and finding yourself amid the pressures, expectations, and stereotypes of growing up in a Mexican-American home. Perfect Mexican daughters do not go away to college. And they do not move out of their parents’ house after high school graduation. Perfect Mexican daughters never abandon their family. But Julia is not your perfect Mexican daughter. That was Olga’s role. Then a tragic accident on the busiest street in Chicago leaves Olga dead and Julia left behind to reassemble the shattered pieces of her family. And no one seems to acknowledge that Julia is broken, too. Instead, her mother seems to channel her grief into pointing out every possible way Julia has failed. But it’s not long before Julia discovers that Olga might not have been as perfect as everyone thought. With the help of her best friend Lorena, and her first love, first everything boyfriend Connor, Julia is determined to find out. Was Olga really what she seemed? Or was there more to her sister’s story? And either way, how can Julia even attempt to live up to a seemingly impossible ideal? “Alive and crackling—a gritty tale wrapped in a page-turner. ”—The New York Times “Unique and fresh.” —Entertainment Weekly “A standout.” —NPR

Random Minis: I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter

Random Minis: I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter
A Book

by Erika L. Sanchez

  • Publisher : Knopf Books for Young Readers
  • Release : 2019-10-22
  • Pages : 648
  • ISBN : 9780593126172
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The New York Times bestseller and National Book Award finalist I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter in a groundbreaking new mini format, perfect for on-the-go reading! Perfect Mexican daughters do not go away to college. They do not move out of their parents' house after high school graduation. Perfect Mexican daughters never abandon their family. But Julia is not your perfect Mexican daughter. That was her sister Olga's role. Then a tragic accident leaves Olga dead and Julia reassembling the shattered pieces of her family. And no one seems to acknowledge that Julia is broken, too. Instead, her mother channels her grief into pointing out every possible way Julia has failed. But it's not long before Julia suspects that Olga might not have been as perfect as everyone thought. With the help of her best friend, Lorena, and her first love (first everything), Connor, Julia is determined to uncover the truth. Was Olga really what she seemed? And how can Julia even attempt to live up to a seemingly impossible ideal?

I 'm Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter

I 'm Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter
Notebook: 100 Pages | 6 X 9 | Collage Lined Pages | Journal | Diary | for Students, Teens, and Kids | for School, College, University, and Home

by M. M. T. BOOKS

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2020-06-04
  • Pages : 100
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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* Professionally designed cover * Soft cover / paperback * Matte finish cover * 100 pages * Perfect for gel pen, ink or pencils * Handy 6" x 9" for purse, tote bag, desk, backpack, school, home or work * It will make a great gift for any special occasion: Christmas, Secret Santa, Birthday, etc.

I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter

I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter
Notebook Gift for Girls /College Ruled 110 Pages / 6 X 9 Inch / Mexican Women Heritage Family Journal

by Sans mmt

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2020-03-04
  • Pages : 110
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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College ruled 110 pages / 6 x 9 inch Matte Finish notebook

Teacher's Guide Classroom Worksheets I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter

Teacher's Guide Classroom Worksheets I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter
Teacher's Guide Classroom Worksheets

by David Lee

  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release : 2018-08-13
  • Pages : 76
  • ISBN : 9781725601185
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Classroom Worksheets and Activities is a series of books designed to provide teachers ready to use activities with students. The focus of this book is to provide student focused material. Information evaluating, labeling and discussing the text will not be presented in this series. This includes several labeled graphic organizers and advice on how to use them in the classroom. Several of these organizers can be used for assessment.

The Other Half of Happy

The Other Half of Happy
A Book

by Rebecca Balcarcel

  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Release : 2021-09-14
  • Pages : 340
  • ISBN : 9781797213910
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This immersive and beautifully written novel follows the story of Quijana, a girl in pieces. One-half Guatemalan, one-half American: When Quijana's Guatemalan cousins move to town, her dad seems ashamed that she doesn't know more about her family's heritage. One-half crush, one-half buddy: When Quijana meets Zuri and Jayden, she knows she's found true friends. But she can't help the growing feelings she has for Jayden. One-half kid, one-half grown-up: Quijana spends her nights Skyping with her ailing grandma and trying to figure out what's going on with her increasingly hard-to-reach brother. Quijana must figure out which parts of herself are most important, and which pieces come together to make her whole. This is a heartfelt poetic portrayal of a girl growing up, fitting in, and learning what it means to belong

When We Were Infinite

When We Were Infinite
A Book

by Kelly Loy Gilbert

  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 2021-03-09
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN : 1534468234
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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From award-winning author Kelly Loy Gilbert comes a powerful, achingly romantic drama about the secrets we keep, from each other and from ourselves, perfect for fans of Permanent Record and I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter. All Beth wants is for her tight-knit circle of friends—Grace Nakamura, Brandon Lin, Sunny Chen, and Jason Tsou—to stay together. With her family splintered and her future a question mark, these friends are all she has—even if she sometimes wonders if she truly fits in with them. Besides, she’s certain she’ll never be able to tell Jason how she really feels about him, so friendship will have to be enough. Then Beth witnesses a private act of violence in Jason’s home, and the whole group is shaken. Beth and her friends make a pact to do whatever it takes to protect Jason, no matter the sacrifice. But when even their fierce loyalty isn’t enough to stop Jason from making a life-altering choice, Beth must decide how far she’s willing to go for him—and how much of herself she’s willing to give up.

Everything Within and In Between

Everything Within and In Between
A Book

by Nikki Barthelmess

  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release : 2021-10-05
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN : 0062976923
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Color Me In meets I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter in Everything Within and In Between, a deeply honest coming-of-age story about reclaiming a heritage buried under assimilation, the bonds within families, and defining who you are for yourself. For Ri Fernández’s entire life, she’s been told, “We live in America and we speak English.” Raised by her strict Mexican grandma, Ri has never been allowed to learn Spanish. What’s more, her grandma has pulled Ri away from the community where they once belonged. In its place, Ri has grown up trying to fit in among her best friend’s world of mansions and country clubs in an attempt try to live out her grandmother’s version of the “American Dream.” In her heart, Ri has always believed that her mother, who disappeared when Ri was young, would accept her exactly how she is and not try to turn her into someone she’s never wanted to be. So when Ri finds a long-hidden letter from her mom begging for a visit, she decides to reclaim what Grandma kept from her: her heritage and her mom. But nothing goes as planned. Her mom isn’t who Ri imagined she would be and finding her doesn’t make Ri’s struggle to navigate the interweaving threads of her mixed heritage any less complicated. Nobody has any idea of who Ri really is—not even Ri herself. Everything Within and In Between is a powerful new young adult novel about one young woman’s journey to rediscover her roots and redefine herself from acclaimed author Nikki Barthelmess.

This Is My Brain in Love

This Is My Brain in Love
A Book

by I. W. Gregorio

  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 2020-04-14
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN : 031642384X
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Told in dual narrative, This Is My Brain in Love is a stunning YA contemporary romance, exploring mental health, race, and, ultimately self-acceptance, for fans of I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter and Emergency Contact. Jocelyn Wu has just three wishes for her junior year: To make it through without dying of boredom, to direct a short film with her BFF Priya Venkatram, and to get at least two months into the year without being compared to or confused with Peggy Chang, the only other Chinese girl in her grade. Will Domenici has two goals: to find a paying summer internship, and to prove he has what it takes to become an editor on his school paper. Then Jocelyn's father tells her their family restaurant may be going under, and all wishes are off. Because her dad has the marketing skills of a dumpling, it's up to Jocelyn and her unlikely new employee, Will, to bring A-Plus Chinese Garden into the 21st century (or, at least, to Facebook). What starts off as a rocky partnership soon grows into something more. But family prejudices and the uncertain future of A-Plus threaten to keep Will and Jocelyn apart. It will take everything they have and more, to save the family restaurant and their budding romance.

Home Is Not a Country

Home Is Not a Country
A Book

by Safia Elhillo

  • Publisher : Make Me a World
  • Release : 2021-03-02
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN : 0593177053
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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A mesmerizing novel in verse about family, identity, and finding yourself in the most unexpected places--for fans of The Poet X, I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter, and Jason Reynolds. Nima doesn't feel understood. By her mother, who grew up far away in a different land. By her suburban town, which makes her feel too much like an outsider to fit in and not enough like an outsider to feel like that she belongs somewhere else. At least she has her childhood friend Haitham, with whom she can let her guard down and be herself.Until she doesn't. As the ground is pulled out from under her, Nima must grapple with the phantom of a life not chosen, the name her parents didn't give her at birth: Yasmeen. But that other name, that other girl, might just be more real than Nima knows. And more hungry.And the life Nima has, the one she keeps wishing were someone else's. . .she might have to fight for it with a fierceness she never knew she had. "Nothing short of magic...One of the best writers of our times."-- Elizabeth Acevedo, New York Times Bestselling author of The Poet X

Full Disclosure

Full Disclosure
A Book

by Camryn Garrett

  • Publisher : Ember
  • Release : 2020-12
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 198482998X
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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An unflinchingly honest, eye-opening, heartful story that's sure to keep readers talking. --Angie Thomas, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Hate U Give and On the Come Up Romantic, funny, hopeful, and unflinchingly real. --Becky Albertalli, New York Times bestselling author of Simon Vs. The Homosapiens Agenda The uplifting story of an HIV-positive teen, falling in love and learning to live her truth. Simone Garcia-Hampton is starting over at a new school, and this time things will be different. She's making real friends, making a name for herself as student director of Rent, and making a play for Miles, the guy who makes her melt every time he walks into a room. The last thing she wants is for word to get out that she's HIV-positive, because last time . . . well, last time things got ugly. Keeping her viral load under control is easy, but keeping her diagnosis under wraps is not so simple. As Simone and Miles start going out for real--shy kisses escalating into much more--she feels an uneasiness that goes beyond butterflies. She knows she has to tell him that she's positive, especially if sex is a possibility, but she's terrified of how he'll react! And then she finds an anonymous note in her locker: I know you have HIV. You have until Thanksgiving to stop hanging out with Miles. Or everyone else will know too. Simone's first instinct is to protect her secret at all costs, but as she gains a deeper understanding of the prejudice and fear in her community, she begins to wonder if the only way to rise above is to face the haters head-on. . . . Full Disclosure is such a joy to read. --Erika Sanchez, National Book Award finalist for I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter A big-hearted love letter to inclusivity, bravery, and acceptance, Full Disclosure is a wonder of a book. --Kathleen Glasgow, New York Times bestselling author of Girl in Pieces

Nerds, Goths, Geeks, and Freaks

Nerds, Goths, Geeks, and Freaks
Outsiders in Chicanx and Latinx Young Adult Literature

by Trevor Boffone,Cristina Herrera

  • Publisher : Univ. Press of Mississippi
  • Release : 2020-04-15
  • Pages : 214
  • ISBN : 149682749X
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Contributions by Carolina Alonso, Elena Avilés, Trevor Boffone, Christi Cook, Ella Diaz, Amanda Ellis, Cristina Herrera, Guadalupe García McCall, Domino Pérez, Adrianna M. Santos, Roxanne Schroeder-Arce, Lettycia Terrones, and Tim Wadham In Nerds, Goths, Geeks, and Freaks: Outsiders in Chicanx and Latinx Young Adult Literature, the outsider intersects with discussions of race, ethnicity, gender, and sexuality. The essays in this volume address questions of outsider identities and how these identities are shaped by mainstream myths around Chicanx and Latinx young people, particularly with the common stereotype of the struggling, underachieving inner-city teens. Contributors also grapple with how young adults reclaim what it means to be an outsider, weirdo, nerd, or goth, and how the reclamation of these marginalized identities expand conversations around authenticity and narrow understandings of what constitutes cultural identity. Included are analysis of such texts as I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter, Shadowshaper, Swimming While Drowning, and others. Addressed in the essays are themes of outsiders in Chicanx/Latinx children’s and young adult literature, and the contributors insist that to understand Latinx youth identities it is necessary to shed light on outsiders within an already marginalized ethnic group: nerds, goths, geeks, freaks, and others who might not fit within such Latinx popular cultural paradigms as the chola and cholo, identities that are ever-present in films, television, and the internet.

How Moon Fuentez Fell in Love with the Universe

How Moon Fuentez Fell in Love with the Universe
A Book

by Raquel Vasquez Gilliland

  • Publisher : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
  • Release : 2021-08-10
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN : 9781534448667
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Hating Game meets I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter in this irresistible romance starring a Mexican American teen who discovers love and profound truths about the universe when she spends her summer on a road trip across the country. When her twin sister reaches social media stardom, Moon Fuentez accepts her fate as the ugly, unwanted sister hidden in the background, destined to be nothing more than her sister’s camerawoman. But this summer, Moon also takes a job as the “merch girl” on a tour bus full of beautiful influencers and her fate begins to shift in the best way possible. Most notable is her bunkmate and new nemesis, Santiago Phillips, who is grumpy, combative, and also the hottest guy Moon has ever seen. Moon is certain she hates Santiago and that he hates her back. But as chance and destiny (and maybe, probably, close proximity) bring the two of them in each other’s perpetual paths, Moon starts to wonder if that’s really true. She even starts to question her destiny as the unnoticed, unloved wallflower she always thought she was. Could this summer change Moon’s life as she knows it?

Furia

Furia
A Book

by Yamile Saied Méndez

  • Publisher : Algonquin Books
  • Release : 2020-09-15
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN : 1643751204
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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A REESE WITHERSPOON x HELLO SUNSHINE BOOK CLUB YA PICK Recipient of the 2021 Pura Belpré Young Adult Author Medal One of BuzzFeed's Must-Read YA Books of 2020 A Best Book of the Year: Cosmopolitan * Kirkus Reviews * SheReads * New York Public Library “An engrossing #OwnVoices novel.” —PopSugar “This book will set your dreams on fire . . . It’s fabulous.” — Reese Witherspoon A powerful contemporary YA for fans of The Poet X and I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter set in Argentina, about a rising soccer star who must put everything on the line—even her blooming love story—to follow her dreams. In Rosario, Argentina, Camila Hassan lives a double life. At home, she is a careful daughter, living within her mother’s narrow expectations, in her rising-soccer-star brother’s shadow, and under the abusive rule of her short-tempered father. On the field, she is La Furia, a powerhouse of skill and talent. When her team qualifies for the South American tournament, Camila gets the chance to see just how far those talents can take her. In her wildest dreams, she’d get an athletic scholarship to a North American university. But the path ahead isn’t easy. Her parents don’t know about her passion. They wouldn’t allow a girl to play fútbol—and she needs their permission to go any farther. And the boy she once loved is back in town. Since he left, Diego has become an international star, playing in Italy for the renowned team Juventus. Camila doesn’t have time to be distracted by her feelings for him. Things aren’t the same as when he left: she has her own passions and ambitions now, and La Furia cannot be denied. As her life becomes more complicated, Camila is forced to face her secrets and make her way in a world with no place for the dreams and ambition of a girl like her. Filled with authentic details and the textures of day-to-day life in Argentina, heart-soaring romance, and breathless action on the pitch, Furia is the story of a girl’s journey to make her life her own.

Random Minis: Everything, Everything

Random Minis: Everything, Everything
A Book

by Nicola Yoon

  • Publisher : Delacorte Press
  • Release : 2019-10-22
  • Pages : 720
  • ISBN : 9780593126080
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The #1 New York Times bestseller Everything, Everything in a groundbreaking new mini format, perfect for on-the-go reading! Risk everything . . . for love. What if you couldn't touch anything in the outside world? Never breathe in the fresh air, feel the sun warm your face . . . or kiss the boy next door? In Everything, Everything, Maddy is a girl who's literally allergic to the outside world, and Olly is the boy who moves in next door . . . and becomes the greatest risk she's ever taken. My disease is as rare as it is famous. Basically, I'm allergic to the world. I don't leave my house, have not left my house in seventeen years. The only people I ever see are my mom and my nurse, Carla. But then one day, a moving truck arrives next door. I look out my window, and I see him. He's tall, lean, and wearing all black--black T-shirt, black jeans, black sneakers, and a black knit cap that covers his hair completely. He catches me looking and stares at me. I stare right back. His name is Olly. Maybe we can't predict the future, but we can predict some things. For example, I am certainly going to fall in love with Olly. It's almost certainly going to be a disaster. Everything, Everything will make you laugh, cry, and feel everything in between. It's an innovative, inspiring, and heartbreakingly romantic debut novel that unfolds via vignettes, diary entries, illustrations, and more.

A Mexican Girl

A Mexican Girl
A Book

by Frederick Thickstun Clark

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1888
  • Pages : 287
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Random Minis: Every Day

Random Minis: Every Day
A Book

by David Levithan

  • Publisher : Knopf Books for Young Readers
  • Release : 2019-10-22
  • Pages : 648
  • ISBN : 9780593126189
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The New York Times bestseller Every Day in a groundbreaking new mini format, perfect for on-the-go reading! Every day a different body. Every day a different life. Every day in love with the same girl. Every day, A wakes up in the body of a different person. There's never any warning about where it will be or who it will be. A has made peace with that, even established guidelines by which to live: Never get too attached. Avoid being noticed. Do not interfere. It's all fine until the morning A wakes up in the body of Justin and meets Justin's girlfriend, Rhiannon. From that moment, the rules by which A has been living no longer apply. Because finally A has found someone he wants to be with--day in, day out, day after day. "Wise, wildly unique." --Entertainment Weekly "A story that is always alluring, oftentimes humorous and much like love itself-- splendorous." --Los Angeles Times

Random Minis: Dear Martin

Random Minis: Dear Martin
A Book

by Nic Stone

  • Publisher : Crown Books For Young Readers
  • Release : 2019-10-22
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN : 9780593126196
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The New York Times bestseller and William C. Morris Award finalist Dear Martin in a groundbreaking new mini format, perfect for on-the-go reading! Justyce McAllister is a good kid, an honor student, and always there to help a friend--but none of that matters to the police officer who just put him in handcuffs. Despite leaving his rough neighborhood behind, he can't escape the scorn of his former peers or the ridicule of his new classmates. Justyce looks to the teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. for answers. But do they hold up anymore? He starts a journal to Dr. King to find out. Then comes the day Justyce goes driving with his best friend, Manny, windows rolled down, music turned up--way up, sparking the fury of a white off-duty cop beside them. Words fly. Shots are fired. Justyce and Manny are caught in the crosshairs. In the media fallout, it's Justyce who is under attack.

Random Minis: All the Bright Places

Random Minis: All the Bright Places
A Book

by Jennifer Niven

  • Publisher : Knopf Books for Young Readers
  • Release : 2019-10-22
  • Pages : 720
  • ISBN : 9780593126165
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The New York Times bestseller All the Bright Places in a groundbreaking new mini format, perfect for on-the-go reading! Theodore Finch is fascinated by death. Every day he thinks of ways he might die, but every day he also searches for--and manages to find--something to keep him here, and alive, and awake. Violet Markey lives for the future, counting the days until graduation, when she can escape her small Indiana town and her aching grief in the wake of her sister's death. When Finch and Violet meet on the ledge of the bell tower at school--six stories above the ground--it's unclear who saves whom. Soon it's only with Violet that Finch can be himself. And it's only with Finch that Violet forgets to count away the days and starts living them. But as Violet's world grows, Finch's begins to shrink. . . . All the Bright Places is a heart-wrenching, unflinching story of love shared, life lived, and two teens who find each other while standing on the edge.

Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-room Companion

Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-room Companion
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1855
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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