Falling Too Fast (Border Town Series #3)

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In Dos Rios, Texas, things aren't always as they seem.

Alexis Garza has music in her blood. She's certain that one day, she'll be leaving the border town of Dos Rios, Texas behind for a glamorous life of singing stardom. Until then, however, she'll have to content herself with belting her heart out at voice classes, going to high school mariachi band practice, and helping out at the Graza family restaurant.

Alexis's ordinary life takes a turn ...

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Overview


In Dos Rios, Texas, things aren't always as they seem.

Alexis Garza has music in her blood. She's certain that one day, she'll be leaving the border town of Dos Rios, Texas behind for a glamorous life of singing stardom. Until then, however, she'll have to content herself with belting her heart out at voice classes, going to high school mariachi band practice, and helping out at the Graza family restaurant.

Alexis's ordinary life takes a turn for the extraordinary when she meets the swoon-worthy lead singer of a rival high school's mariachi band. His singing (and his smile) make Alexis melt. There's one small problem-- this suave singer doesn't seem to know that Alexis exists. She's determined to make herself heard-- no matter what the cost.

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Praise for Border Town #1: Crossing the Line

“Packed with action and surprising twists and turns up to the very last page, this start to the new Border Town series is a gripping mystery and also a warm, contemporary Latino drama of extended family and friends… With lots of laughs, especially about small town lack of privacy and about extended family, the drama is both suspenseful and touching.” --Booklist

“A fast-paced, easy-to-read book that Latino teenagers will enjoy to read – mostly because they will see themselves in the pages.” – The Hispanic Reader

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780545402422
  • Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/1/2012
  • Series: Border Town Series , #3
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 434,474
  • Age range: 12 years
  • Lexile: 640L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 6.60 (w) x 4.10 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author


Malín Alegría is the author of Estrella’s Quinceñera and Sofi Mendoza’s Guide to Getting Lost in Mexico. She currently lives in San Francisco, CA, where she teaches, writes, and spends as much time as possible playing in the dirt. Visit her online at www.malinalegria.com.
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