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Under the Mesquite

Level 1

GARCIA McCALL, Guadalupe
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This is a fast-paced, seemingly autobiographical verse novel, that gives you a good idea of a close-knit family trying to survive while coping with the death of a loving mother. Interspersed with a fair number of Spanish expressions.

AWARDS:

  • WINNER Pura Belpré Award 2012
  • FINALIST William C. Morris Debut Award 2012

DEATH | FAMILY | GROWING UP

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