Lalo Lespérance Never Forgot

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Product Details

Price
$17.99  $16.73
Publisher
Dutton Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
Pages
256
Dimensions
5.7 X 8.2 X 1.0 inches | 0.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780593354285

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About the Author

Phillippe Diederich is a freelance photographer and writer. He is the son of Haitian exiles, and he grew up in Mexico City. He is a recipient of the PEN/Phyllis Naylor Working Writer Fellowship and the author of two previous novels, including the acclaimed novel Playing for the Devil's Fire, a YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults pick, and Diamond Park, recipient of three starred reviews. He lives in Florida.

Reviews

"In spare, resonant prose, Diederich dives into the complexities of family, identity, and memory."--Publishers Weekly

"An important portrayal of Afro-Latin identity."--Horn Book

"Lalo emerges with resilience thanks to his strong family, supportive friends, and new sense of self. Hand this to empathetic readers ready to revisit the strange years of lockdown with a new friend."--BCCB

"A slow-burn of emotional exploration."--Kirkus Reviews