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Fall 2021

Where I Belong

A Pura Belpré Honor Book An immigrant teen fights for her family, her future, and the place she calls home. In the spring of 2018, Guatemalan American high school senior Milagros "Millie"… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • Dewey: [Fic]
  • Copyright: 2021

Reviews

The Horn Book Magazine

“The reader is drawn into Millie’s heartbreaking inner monologue as the story pointedly cultivates informed empathy for the diversity of immigrant experiences, while emphasizing the importance of humility for those who stand as allies.”—The Horn Book Magazine

 

School Library Journal

“[N]ot to be missed. There is truth on every page—about love, restraint, and integrity.”—starred, School Library Journal

 

Booklist

“[A]n appealing, authentic story featuring engaging, realistic characters.”—Booklist

 

Kirkus Reviews

“Full of thought-provoking conversations, messy answers, and lots of heart, this novel’s a quiet knockout. Utterly compelling.”—starred, Kirkus Reviews

 

Diana López

“In Milagros Vargas, author Marcia Argueta Mickelson has brilliantly captured a voice for our times.” —Diana López, author of Lucky Luna