Meet the Authors
ALA Unit/Subunit: ALA,UNO
Meeting Type: Meet the Authors
Cost: Included with full conference and exhibits only registration.
LUCKY BROKEN GIRL
Winner of the 2018 Pura Belpre Award!
In this unforgettable multicultural coming-of-age narrative-"based on the author’s childhood in the 1960s-"a young Cuban-Jewish immigrant girl is adjusting to her new life in New York City when her American dream is suddenly derailed. Ruthie’s plight will intrigue readers, and her powerful story of strength and resilience, full of color, light, and poignancy, will stay with them for a long time.