Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass
Publish date: August 26th 2014
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
, Realistic Fiction
, Coming Of Age
, High School
[spoiler] I understood what it's like to dread encountering the bully during middle and high schools and targeted for no reason. I also understood why Piddy didn't ask for help at first. I remember trying to ask the adults help when bullies were harassing me, but it didn't work well for me and made ...
I have always been curious about high school and social media. I was already leaving college when Facebook and MySpace were on the cusp. Personally, I didn’t like high school. I imagine adding Facebook to my experience and I think the pictures, the tagging, and the friend lists would have enhanced a...
Winner of the 2014 Pura Belpré Author Award In Meg Medina’s compelling new novel, a Latina teen is targeted by a bully at her new school — and must discover resources she never knew she had. One morning before school, some girl tells Piddy Sanchez that Yaqui Delgado hates her and wants to kick her a...
One morning before school, some girl tells Piddy Sanchez that Yaqui Delgado hates her and wants to kick her ass. Piddy doesn’t even know who Yaqui is, never mind what she’s done to piss her off. Word is that Yaqui thinks Piddy is stuck-up, shakes her stuff when she walks, and isn’t Latin enough with...
This book definitely deserves all the praise it's gotten. It's one of the real-est YA novels I think I've ever read. It's a great depiction of bullying, and I love the concentration on female relationships (loving and antagonistic). I also love the fact that the book says "let's make it better" (v...
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