Publish date: July 12th 2011
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 149
Edition language: English
The arrival of Lupe, Margie's cousin, leads her to realize that she can be an American and be proud of her Mexican heritage, too. A touching family story.
Margarita, who goes by Margie, just wants to fit in. She was born in America, and she is American, and she wants to forget--wants everyone else to forget--that her parents are both from Mexico. That they speak Spanish at home and have family in Mexico and are...well, Mexican. That gets a lot more...