Lucky Broken GirlBook - 2017
From Library Staff
2018 Narrative Winner
Winner of the Pura Belpre Award for an author whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in literature for children or young adults.
A coming of age story about a Cuban-Jewish immigrant named Ruthie. Ruthie is ready to live the dream in NYC when she gets into a car accident and is put in a body cast. Will Ruthie give up, or will she learn to have new dreams?
ArapahoeStaff2 Nov 12, 2017
I loved this story filled with optimism and diverse, rich characters. This novel had be turning the pages, despite this not being an action-packed story. I felt for Ruthie, but I was also cheering her on every step of the way!