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. Get full reviews, ratings, and advice delivered weekly to your inbox. And no one seems to acknowledge that Julia is broken, too. (Masks required)Mon-Sat 9am-7:30pm Her parents, who are both undocumented, work long, hard hours to provide as best they can for the family.

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Empowering, stereotype-shattering coming-of-age story.

With the help of her best friend, Lorena, and her first love (first everything), Connor, Julia is determined to find out.

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For others, her often judgmental and dismissive attitude (even toward things like the quinceañera that means so much to her mother) may well be a turnoff.

She does what it takes to bring her grades up when they begin to slip a bit and takes action with her personal life as well, getting help and treatment for anxiety and depression.

And they do not move out of their parents’ house after high school graduation.

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To check in stock availability or if you have other questions, please call the store (404)524-0304 12noon-6pm daily. Students will answer a variety of thought-provoking comprehension questions for each chapter as they read this transforming book. Dialogue switches from English to Spanish so naturally that readers should have no trouble discerning the meaning. After Olga is hit and killed by a truck, Julia discovers sexy underwear and the key to a Chicago hotel room among her sister's belongings. . But, it was too much for me.

In I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter, the vibrant teen protagonist struggles to prove who she is not, and in that journey, discovers who she is: stronger, braver, more worthy of loving and living than she ever imagined. We won't share this comment without your permission.

| 581 Minutes That was Olga’s role. If you need assistance with this website, please contact us. And no one seems to acknowledge that Julia is broken, too.

Use this reading guide as a discussion guide, whole class reading guide, small groups or individualized learning. People die in the desert while illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, a teen is beaten for being gay, and a character attempts suicide. That was Olga’s role. I AM NOT YOUR PERFECT MEXICAN DAUGHTER by Erika L. Sanchez By Sandy Paz Intro Overview Blurb Julia Reyes's family is struck with grief at the death of her sister, Olga.

And either way, how can Julia even attempt to live up to a seemingly impossible ideal?

Do they keep this a secret, or are they open about it to their friends? There are no products in your shopping cart.

Judges Citation Part mystery, part love story, part inner quest.


(don't come at me) MATURE.

A poetic -- and classic -- coming-of-age story. This book, for me, is just...fine. While the main storyline is extremely strong and compelling, the novel has enough subplots (Julia's wealthy white boyfriend, being forced to leave school for a time and live with family in Mexico, a gay friend, mental health issues) that some readers may have a hard time keeping track of where the story is going. Julia loses her virginity in a scene that's described but not in sexually explicit detail. Your privacy is important to us. | ISBN 9781524700508 Perfect Mexican daughters never abandon their family. Dive into this amazing coming of age book with this easy to use reading guide for I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika L. Sanchez.

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New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 2017. They do not move out of their parents' house after high school graduation. She's almost estranged from her mother, who wants to constantly know where Julia's going and what she'll be doing. I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter shows Julia's everyday family life in both Chicago and Mexico. Parents and caregivers: Set limits for violence and more with Plus. Enter a keyword, name, or email address to search for a wish list.

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