The Resource I am not your perfect Mexican daughter, Erika L. Sánchez

I am not your perfect Mexican daughter, Erika L. Sánchez

Label
I am not your perfect Mexican daughter
Title
I am not your perfect Mexican daughter
Statement of responsibility
Erika L. Sánchez
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Summary
When the sister who delighted their parents by her faithful embrace of Mexican culture dies in a tragic accident, Julia, who longs to go to college and move into a home of her own, discovers from mutual friends that her sister may not have been as perfect as believed
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2017
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2018.
  • Tomas Rivera Mexican American Children's Book Award, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10576237
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sánchez, Erika L
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
730
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 10
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Sisters
  • Grief
  • Mexican Americans
  • Mexican American families
  • Chicago (Ill.)
Target audience
adolescent
Label
I am not your perfect Mexican daughter, Erika L. Sánchez
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
344 pages
Isbn
9781524700485
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)970033983
Label
I am not your perfect Mexican daughter, Erika L. Sánchez
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
344 pages
Isbn
9781524700485
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)970033983

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