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The First Rule of Punk by Celia C. Pérez
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Aug 22, 2017 | ISBN 9780425290408

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Select awards and accolades for The First Rule of Punk:

A 2018 Pura Belpré Author Honor Book
A 2018 ALSC Notable Children’s Book
A 2018 Tomás Rivera Mexican American Children’s Book Award Winner
A 2017 ABA Indies Introduce Title
A Kids’ Indie Next List Pick
An E.B. White Read-Aloud Middle Reader Award finalist
A 2018 Boston Globe-Horn Book Fiction and Poetry Honor Book
An Amelia Bloomer List Book
CCBC Choices 2018
A 2018 Bank Street Best Children’s Book of the Year
A Junior Library Guild Selection
Publishers Weekly Flying Start
NPR Best Books of 2017 
Kirkus Reviews Best Fiction of 2017
School Library Journal Best Books of 2017

★ ”A charming debut about a thoughtful, creative preteen connecting to both halves of her identity.” 
Kirkus Reviews, starred review

★ ”Those who enjoy vivacious, plucky heroines… will eagerly embrace Malu.”
School Library Journal, starred review

★ ”Pérez’s debut is as exuberant as its heroine… A rowdy reminder that people are at their best when they aren’t forced into neat, tidy boxes.”
Publishers Weekly, starred review

“A voice that is equal parts witty and sharp.”

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