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Author: Meg Medina
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
Merci Suárez knew that sixth grade would be different, but she had no idea just how different. For starters, Merci has never been like the other kids at her private school in Florida, because she and her older brother, Roli, are scholarship students. They don't have a big house or a fancy boat, and they have to do extra community service to make up for their free tuition. So when bossy Edna Santos sets her sights  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Novels
School stories
Contemporary realistic fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Meg Medina
ISBN: 9780763690496 076369049X
OCLC Number: 1050163478
Notes: "A Junior Library Guild selection"--Jacket flap.
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection.
ALSC Notable Children's Book, 2019
Américas Award commended title, 2019
Chicago Public Library Best Fiction for Older Readers, 2018
CSMCL Best Books, 2018
Horn Book Fanfare List, 2018
Kirkus Prize Finalist for Young Readers' Literature, 2018
NCTE Charlotte Huck Award for Outstanding Fiction for Children Honor, 2019
New York Public Library Best Books for Kids, 2018
New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Books: Middle Grade, 2018
Newbery Medal, 2019
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2019
Publisher's Weekly Best Middle Grade Book, 2018
School Library Journal's Best Books, 2018
Target Audience: 700L
Description: 355 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Meg Medina.
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Merci Suárez knew that sixth grade would be different, but she had no idea just how different. For starters, Merci has never been like the other kids at her private school in Florida, because she and her older brother, Roli, are scholarship students. They don't have a big house or a fancy boat, and they have to do extra community service to make up for their free tuition. So when bossy Edna Santos sets her sights on the new boy who happens to be Merci's school-assigned Sunshine Buddy, Merci becomes the target of Edna's jealousy. Things aren't going well at home, either: Merci's grandfather and most trusted ally, Lolo, has been acting strangely lately -- forgetting important things, falling from his bike, and getting angry over nothing. No one in her family will tell Merci what's going on, so she's left to her own worries, while also feeling all on her own at school.

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