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Jul 19, 1999
| ISBN 9780141306438
| Middle Grade (8-12)
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Jul 19, 1999 | ISBN 9780141306438 | Middle Grade (8-12)
Felita’s parents promise she will love their new neighborhood. Only Abuelita, her grandmother, understands how much Felita will miss her old block, and her best friend Gigi. But her new neighbors taunt and tease Felita and her family because they are from Puerto Rico. First published twenty years ago, Felita’s compelling story has resonance for kids today.
“An honest, realistic view of an important aspect of contemporary American life.” —The Horn Book
Nicholasa Mohr has written many books, primarily aimed towards young adults, and has won numerous awards for her writing.
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