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Nilda
     

Nilda

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by Nicholasa Mohr
 

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Selected as Outstanding Book of the Year by the New York Times and a Best Book of 1973 by the American Library Association.

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Selected as Outstanding Book of the Year by the New York Times and a Best Book of 1973 by the American Library Association.

Editorial Reviews

The New York Times
"What makes the book remarkable is the richness of detail and the aching sense of a child's feelings. Sad, funny, fascinating and honest, it will appeal to adults as well as children."
School Library Journal
�An exceptional story of hardship and discrimination faced by a poor Puerto Rican girl.�

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780833506566
Publisher:
Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval
Publication date:
01/28/1986
Pages:
292
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 8.76(h) x 0.85(d)
Age Range:
12 - 17 Years

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Juno Diaz
�Nilda is a singular achievement: powerful, unflinching, wise and a landmark in Puerto Rican Diasporic literatures. One of the books that drove me to the page and that inspires me to this day.� --(Junot D�az, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao)
School Library Journal
"An exceptional story of hardship and discrimination faced by a poor Puerto Rican girl."

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