Miosotis Flores Never Forgets

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Tu Books
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5.28 X 7.56 X 0.94 inches | 0.83 pounds

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About the Author

Hilda Eunice Burgos is the author of the middle-grade novels Ana María Reyes Does Not Live in a Castle and Miosotis Flores Never Forgets and the picture book The Cot in the Living Room. The daughter of Dominican immigrants, she lives with her family near Philadelphia, where she works as an environmental lawyer. Please visit her website at hildaeuniceburgos.com.


Praise for Ana María Reyes Does Not Live in a Castle:

An ALA Notable Children's Book
A NPR Best Book of the Year
A Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection

"An engaging, character-driven story... An authentic representation of an immigrant, middle-class Latinx family who values education, community, and family and stays true to their roots." -- School Library Journal, starred review

"Burgos's characters have depth, and the community she portrays is complex, warm, and very real. Themes of socio-economic disparities, bilingualism, and straddling of two cultures are brought effortlessly and realistically into the story. Readers will find places in their hearts for this strong and multifaceted character." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"A poignant tale of learning how to help those you love. " -- Kirkus Reviews

"[Burgos] crafts a character who is thoughtful and true to herself, creating a satisfying story arc in which the protagonist determines her own potential." -- The Horn Book

"Miosotis Flores Never Forgets is a profound and heartwrenching book that can help kick-start conversations on ... heavy and complicated issues." -- Booklist

"Burgos builds a believable world in which strength of character is complex and contextual, deftly interweaving realities of racism and misogyny. " -- Publishers Weekly

"This title provides a tremendous exploration of complex topics which allows readers to see the effects of abuse and the dangers of keeping silent firsthand. " -- School Library Connection

Best Children's Books of the Year 2022, Bank Street College of Education

Carolyn W. Field Award honor