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Efrain's Secret by Sofia Quintero
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Efrain's Secret by Sofia Quintero
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Aug 09, 2011 | ISBN 9780440240624

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Praise

“A gritty and well-written novel . . . this stands out in the field of young adult urban novels and will be as appealing to readers as it is accomplished.”
The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books (starred review)

“Quintero delivers an in-your-face YA debut, a passionate polemic on racial politics in urban America.”
Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“It is Quintero’s effortless grasp of teen slang that gives her first-person story its
heart.”
Booklist (starred review)

Awards

NCSS-CBC Notable Children’s Trade Books in the Field of Social Studies WINNER 2011

Bank Street Child Study Children’s Book Award NOMINEE

Young Adult Services Division, School Library Journal Author Award NOMINEE

ALA Best Books for Young Adults FINALIST

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