Lucky Broken Girl by Ruth Behar

  Ruthie is a go-go boots loving Cuban-Jewish immigrant living in New York during the 1960s. She is the hopscotch queen in her multicultural neighborhood and quickly gaining confidence in her ability to speak English. But a horrible accident brings her world to a screeching halt, leaving her confined and fragile. She must rely on … Continue reading Lucky Broken Girl by Ruth Behar

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The Sun is also a Star by Nicola Yoon

Living as undocumented immigrants in a small Brooklyn apartment, Natasha’s family has gone to great lengths to build a good life in America. Natasha is looking forward to college in the fall, but her life is turned upside down when her father is arrested for drunk driving. Her family is now being deported back to … Continue reading The Sun is also a Star by Nicola Yoon