Lucky Broken Girl

Book Verdict

Lucky Broken Girl

by Ruth Behar

First Release:

June 2017

ISBN: 9780399546440

In the 1960s, a young Cuban immigrant girl is adjusting to her new life in NYC when her American dream is derailed by a car accident. Author’s note.

  • ISBN: 9780399546440
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Nancy Paulsen
    Page Count: 256
    Trim Size: 8 1/4" x 5 1/2"
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 4.2, Points: 7
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 4.2, Points: 14
    Lexile: Level: 670L
    Awards & Honors: 2018 Américas Award Honor
    2018 Pura Belpré Award Winner, Text
    ALSC Notable Children’s Books 2018, Older
    ALA-CBC Building a Home Library Booklist - 2018
    2017 Children 's History Book Prize finalist
    Shelf Awareness 2017 Best Books of the Year, Middle Grade Books
    VOYA’s Top Shelf Fiction for Middle School Readers 2017
    Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2017, Middle Grade
    Tablet Magazine Best Jewish Children’s Books of 2017, Middle Grade
    The Washington Post Best Books Children’s Books of 2017, Fiction
    Genre: Fic
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