Confetti Girl

Confetti Girl

Book - 2009
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Apolonia "Lina"Flores is a sock enthusiast, a volleyball player, a science lover, and a girl who's just looking for answers. Even though her house is crammed full of books (her dad's a bibliophile), she's having trouble figuring out some very big questions, like why her dad seems to care about books more than her, why her best friend's divorced mom is obsessed with making cascarones (hollowed eggshells filled with colorful confetti), and, most of all, why her mom died last year. Like colors in cascarones , Lina's life is a rainbow of people, interests, and unexpected changes.

In her first novel for young readers, Diana López creates a clever and honest story about a young Latinagirl navigating growing pains in her South Texan city.
Publisher: New York, NY : Little, Brown and Company, 2009.
ISBN: 9780316029551
0316029556
Branch Call Number: J LOP

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SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jul 06, 2012

fun and very touching and enjoyable book that will let you keep in touch with your heart

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I can't wait to read this book! The summary really indicates this book will be pretty good. :D

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red_dog_8294 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 10 and 30

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SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jul 06, 2012

After the death of her mother, Texas sixth-grader Lina's grades and mood drop as she watches her father lose himself more and more in books, while her best friend uses Lina as an excuse to secretly meet her boyfriend.

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