They Call Her Fregona: A Border Kid's Poems

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Price
$8.99  $8.36
Publisher
Kokila
Publish Date
Pages
256
Dimensions
5.2 X 7.3 X 1.1 inches | 0.2 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780593462584

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About the Author
DAVID BOWLES grew up in the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas, where he teaches at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. He's the author of several award-winning titles, including They Call Me Güero, The Smoking Mirror, the 13th Street series, and Feathered Serpent, Dark Heart of Sky: Myths of Mexico. His picture book debut, My Two Border Towns, is available in English and Spanish. In 2020, David co-founded #DignidadLiteraria, a grassroots activist hashtag and movement dedicated to promoting equity for Latinx people in publishing.
Reviews
Praise for They Call Her Fregona

A Kirkus Reviews Best Middle Grade Book of 2022
A Center for the Study of Multicultural Children's Literature Best Book of 2022
A Tomás Rivera Children's Book Award Finalist
A WASHINGTON DC Three Star Book Award


★ "Sublime."
--Kirkus Reviews, starred review

★ "An unforgettable companion to They Call Me Güero."
--School Library Journal, starred review

"Captivating . . . a linguistic feast."
--Terry Hong, Smithsonian BookDragon, for Shelf Awareness