Saturday, August 27, 2011

Dancing Home by Alma Flor Ada

Dancing Home by Alma Flor Ada
Atheneum Books for Young Readers

When Margie's cousin Lupe comes from Mexico to live in California with Margie's family, Lupe must adapt to America, while Margie, who thought it would be fun to have her cousin there, finds that she is embarrassed by her in school and jealous of her at home.

1 comment:

  1. I started reading this book, but quickly realized it was not likely to win the Newbery. I don't believe the writing is distinguished enough, although I enjoyed the story. If anyone else reads this story, I'd be interested to hear your opinion!