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I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika L. Sánchez
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Oct 17, 2017 | ISBN 9781524700485

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“I fell in love with Erika L. Sánchez’ stunning novel….The depth, wit and searing intelligence of her writing, and her young Latina heroine, struck me to my core and left me wanting so much more.” –-America Ferrera, Emmy award-winning actress in Ugly Betty

“This book will change everything. . . . A perfect book about imperfection.” —Juan Felipe Herrera, Poet Laureate of the United States

“Unique and fresh.” Entertainment Weekly

“A standout.” —NPR

“A wonderfully complex and interesting character.” Los Angeles Review of Books
“Blistering. Julia’s persona rockets off the page and into your face from the get-go.” Christian Science Monitor

“If you ever wanted to [understand] the harsh truths of immigrant life, this is the book you need to read.” Bustle
“As poignant as it is incisive.” —AV Club
“An earnest and heartfelt tale.” Booklist
“A timely and must-have account of survival in a culturally contested world.” SLJ, Starred
“Beautifully written.” Shelf Awareness, starred review

“Ultimately, it’s Julia herself who’s the key to the novel… She’ll resonate with many readers, and they’ll be glad to see her make it through a tough time.” The Bulletin, starred review


Tomas Rivera Mexican American Children’s Book Award WINNER 2017

Bank Street College Best Children’s Book of the Year SELECTION 2018

Texas TAYSHAS High School Reading List SELECTION 2019

Virginia Capitol Choices Award List SELECTION 2018

National Book Award for Young People’s Literature FINALIST 2017

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