Lucky Broken Girl

Lucky Broken Girl

by Ruth Behar

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ISBN-13: 9780399546440
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 04/11/2017
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 263,196
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.00(d)
Lexile: 670L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

About the Author

Ruth Behar (www.ruthbehar.com), an acclaimed author of fiction and nonfiction, received the 2018 Pura Belpré Author Award for Lucky Broken Girl, her first book for young readers. She was born in Havana, Cuba, grew up in New York City, and has also lived in Spain and Mexico. An anthropology professor at the University of Michigan, she is the author of The Vulnerable Observer: Anthropology That Breaks Your Heart, An Island Called Home: Returning to Jewish Cuba, and Traveling Heavy: A Memoir in between Journeys, and other books about her travels, as well as a bilingual book of poetry, Everything I Kept/Todo lo que guardé. Her honors include a MacArthur Fellows “Genius” Award, a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship, and a Distinguished Alumna Award from Wesleyan University. She lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and travels frequently to Miami and Havana.

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Chapter 1: I am not dumb
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