Lupe Wong Won't Dance

September 8, 2020|
Lupe Wong Won't Dance by Donna Barba Higuera
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Winner of the Sid Fleischman Award for Humor
Pura Belpré Honor Winner
PNBA Award Winner
Globe & Mail Best Children''s Book of Year
Booklist Editor''s Choice

"Higuera has knocked it out of the park."—Erin Entrada Kelly,New York Times Book Review

"Heartfelt, funny and smeared with just the right touch of middle-school snottiness, this novel is a delight!"—Ron Charles,The Washington Post

★ "A home run." —Publishers Weekly, starred review

★ "A laugh-out-loud story about family, friendship, and the beauty in being true to yourself."—Booklist, starred review

Lupe Wong is going to be the first female pitcher in the Major Leagues.

She''s also championed causes her whole young life. Some expanding the options for race on school tests beyond just a few bubbles. And some not so complaining to the BBC about the length betweenDoctor Who seasons.

Lupe needs an A in all her classes in order to meet her favorite pitcher, Fu Li Hernandez, who''s Chinacan/Mexinese just like her. So when the horror that is square dancing rears its head in gym? Obviously she''s not gonna let that slide.

Not sinceMillicent Min, Girl Genius has a debut novel introduced a character so memorably, with such humor and emotional insight. Even square-dancing fans will agree.
Donna Barba Higuera grew up dodging dust devils in the oilfields of Central California. She has spent her entire life blending folklore with her experiences into stories that fill her imagination. Now she weaves them to write picture books and novels.Donna eventually traded the dust of Central California for the mists of the Pacific No...
Title:Lupe Wong Won't Dance
Product dimensions:272 pages, 8.5 X 6 X 0.88 in
Shipping dimensions:272 pages, 8.5 X 6 X 0.88 in
Published:September 8, 2020
Publisher:Levine Querido c/o Chronicle Books
Appropriate for ages:8
ISBN - 13:9781646140039

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