Going Home

Paperback | July 19, 1999

byNicholasa Mohr

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In this sequel to Felita, Felita's going to Puerto Rico! It's like a dream to her, although she'll miss her friends. But Felita's summer isn't at all what she expected. Her uncle's small village is boring, and none of the girls wants to be friends with an outsider. Felita desperately wants to go home. But she gradually finds a way to fit in, and by summer's end, Felita knows she will miss her new friends and her homeland.

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Felita is thrilled she’ll be spending her summer at her uncle’s house in Puerto Rico. When she arrives, her excitement soon wanes on realizing things can be dull without her pals around. So, she makes up her mind to meet new friends, but becomes baffled when none of the neighbourhood kids wants to play with her. Will Felita be able to ...

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In this sequel to Felita, Felita's going to Puerto Rico! It's like a dream to her, although she'll miss her friends. But Felita's summer isn't at all what she expected. Her uncle's small village is boring, and none of the girls wants to be friends with an outsider. Felita desperately wants to go home. But she gradually finds a way to f...

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A whole summer in Puerto Rico!Felita can't believe she's going to Puerto Rico. It's like a dream come true, although she'll miss her friends -- especially Vinny. She's also glad to escape her mother's extra-strict supervision now that she's "a young lady". But Felita's summer isn't at all what she expected. Her uncle's small village is...

Nicholasa Mohr has written many books, primarily aimed towards young adults, and has won numerous awards for her writing.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 7.8 × 5.1 × 0.6 inPublished:July 19, 1999Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0141306440

ISBN - 13:9780141306445

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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Felita is thrilled she’ll be spending her summer at her uncle’s house in Puerto Rico. When she arrives, her excitement soon wanes on realizing things can be dull without her pals around. So, she makes up her mind to meet new friends, but becomes baffled when none of the neighbourhood kids wants to play with her. Will Felita be able to convince them outsiders aren’t so bad? Award winner Nicholasa Mohr presents the sequel to Felita with Going Home.

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"Felita is a vivid, memorable character, well realized and well developed". -- School Library Journal