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The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora

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The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora by Pablo Cartaya
  • Hardcover $16.99

    May 16, 2017 | 256 Pages | Middle Grade (10 and up)

  • Ebook $10.99

    May 16, 2017 | 256 Pages | Middle Grade (10 and up)

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    May 16, 2017 | 300 Minutes | Middle Grade (10 and up)

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    May 16, 2017 | 307 Minutes | Middle Grade (10 and up)

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Praise for The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora by Pablo Cartaya:

“Irresistibly exquisite.”
 —Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“At turns funny, beautiful, and heartbreaking, this engrossing story will get kidscheering for triumphant, relatable Arturo and his powerful connections to family, tradition, andcommunity.”
 —Booklist, starred review

“Pablo Cartaya’s sensational debut is a love letter to boyhood, poetry, and family. Quite simply, this is the book I’ve been waiting for.”
—Matt de la Peña, New York Times bestselling and Newbery Medal–winning author of The Last Stop on Market Street

“This story of hope will make you laugh, cry, sigh, and cheer for brave Arturo and his whole cool familia. Along the way, you’ll end up hungry for Cuban food, ravenous for poetry, and determined to stand up to bullies who try to destroy communities. ¡Bravo!”
—Margarita Engle, Newbery Honor–winning author of The Surrender Tree

“In this story of family and community and the first blush of love, Pablo Cartaya weaves together a tenderness of poetry, food, and home.  Our young hero Arturo reminds us of what counts in this life, and his story is a heart-song.”
—Kathi Appelt, Newbery Honor winner, National Book Award finalist, and New York Times bestselling author

“Arturo Zamora proves that words have the power to win some of the biggest fights. The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora is an epic success!” 
—Christina Diaz Gonzalez, award-winning author of The Red Umbrella

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