Felita

Felita

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Felita's parents promise she will love their new neighborhood. Only Abuelita, her grandmother, understands how much Felita will miss her old block, and her best friend Gigi. But her new neighbors taunt and tease Felita and her family because they are from Puerto Rico. First published twenty years ago, Felita's compelling story has resonance for kids today."An honest, realistic view of an important aspect of contemporary American life." --The Horn Book
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Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 105 pages
  • 127 x 193.04 x 10.16mm | 90.72g
  • Puffin Books
  • English
  • Reissue ed.
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0141306432
  • 9780141306438
  • 1,067,565

Review quote

"An honest, realistic view of an important aspect of contemporary American life". -- The Horn Book
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About Nicholasa Mohr

Nicholasa Mohr has written many books, primarily aimed towards young adults, and has won numerous awards for her writing.
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Back cover copy

"We're off to a better future".Felita's parents promise she will love the new neighborhood. Only Abuelita, her grandmother, understands how much Felita will miss her old block, and her best friend Gigi. But her new neighbors aren't nice at all. They taunt and tease Felita because her family is from Puerto Rico. When Felita's parents finally decide to move back to their old block, Felita is thrilled. Yet she soon finds that many things have changed while she's been away -- including herself.
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Rating details

127 ratings
3.85 out of 5 stars
5 35% (45)
4 29% (37)
3 24% (30)
2 9% (12)
1 2% (3)
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