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Confetti girl

Author: Diana López
Publisher: New York, NY : Little, Brown and Co., 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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After the death of her mother, Texas sixth-grader Lina's grades and mood drop as she watches her father lose himself more and more in books, while her best friend uses Lina as an excuse to secretly meet her boyfriend.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Young adult works
Teen fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diana López
ISBN: 9780316029551 0316029556 9780545242042 0545242045 9780316029568 0316029564
OCLC Number: 245019931
Awards: Winner of William Allen White Childens Book Award (Grades 6-8) 2012
Commended for Americas Award for Children & Young Adult Literature (Children/Young Adult) 2010
Short-listed for Nevada Young Readers' Award (Intermediate) 2012
Description: 198 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: 27-pound egg --
Egg therapy --
Don't put your eggs in one basket --
Cascarones for sale --
Vinegar stinks up the house --
Papas con huevos --
Scrambled eggs for brains --
Cascarones war --
Fragile as eggshells --
Cascarones factory --
Rotten eggs --
Egg on my face --
Egg under the bed --
The best-looking egghead --
Eat quiche --
Kidnapped eggs --
Stubborn as a hard-boiled egg --
A soggy egg salad sandwich --
Ms. Humpty Dumpty --
Love eggs --
Dancing on eggshells --
No eggs to paint --
Don't count your chickens before they hatch --
Confetti rain.
Responsibility: by Diana López.

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A heartwarming middle grade story about a young Latina girl, navigating growing pains in her South Texan city.  Read more...

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"Employing lovely metaphors and realistic dialogue, adult author Lopez (Sofia's Saints) delicately displays the power of optimism and innovation during difficult times." -- Publishers Weekly "An Read more...

 
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A delightful story!

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-11-19) Excellent Permalink

Delightful story about Apolinia, a girl who collects socks and is dealing with having a crush on a girl at school.  Humorous! 

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