The Moon Within

The Moon Within

by Aida Salazar

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Overview


The dazzling story of a girl navigating friendship, family, and growing up, an Are You There God, It's Me Margaret? for the modern day, from debut author Aida Salazar.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781338283372
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 02/26/2019
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 555,646
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 7.60(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author


Aida Salazar is an award-winning author and arts activist whose writings for adults and children explore issues of identity and social justice. She is the author of the middle grade verse novels, The Moon Within (International Latino Book Award Winner), Land of the Cranes, and the biography picture book Jovita Wore Pants: The Story of a Revolutionary Fighter. She is slated to co-edit with Yamile Saied Méndez, Calling the Moon, a middle grade anthology on menstruation by writers of color. She is a founding member of Las Musas, a Latinx kidlit debut author collective. Her short story, "By the Light of the Moon", was adapted into a ballet production by the Sonoma Conservatory of Dance and is the first Xicana-themed ballet in history. She lives with her family of artists in a teal house in Oakland, CA.

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