The Total Eclipse of Nestor Lopez

Adrianna Cuevas (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$16.99  $15.63
Publisher
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr)
Publish Date
July 21, 2020
Pages
288
Dimensions
5.4 X 8.3 X 1.0 inches | 0.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780374313609

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About the Author

Adrianna Cuevas is a first-generation Cuban-American originally from Miami, Florida. After teaching Spanish and ESOL for sixteen years, she decided to pursue her passion for storytelling. Adrianna currently resides outside of Austin, TX with her husband and son where they enjoy hiking, traveling, and cooking lots of Cuban food. The Total Eclipse of Nestor Lopez is her middle-grade debut.

Reviews

A charming and vibrant debut fantasy. -- Kirkus

Readers will devour this fast-paced adventure as they root for Nestor and his ragtag bunch of friends and animal allies . . . In a unique take on South and Central American folklore, Cuevas brings to life an earthly type of twisted magic that transcends spells and transfiguration, extending into the feelings of belonging and finding a true home. -- Booklist

With this heartwarming debut, Cuevas draws upon Central American legends and her Cuban heritage to flesh out Nestor's experiences . . . crafting a tense, satisfying tale of magic, family, and finding one's true home. -- Publisher's Weekly

A marvelous, magical mystery that deftly blends family, friends and folklore. -- David Bowles, author of Pura Belpré Honor Book and Walter Dean Myers Honor Book They Call Me Güero and Pura Belpré Honor Book The Smoking Mirror