Giveaway: HEARTS UNBROKEN (US & Canada)

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Hearts Unbroken (US & Canada)

by: Cynthia Leitich Smith

Release Date: October 9, 2018

Publisher: Candlewick Press

About the Book:

New York Times best-selling author Cynthia Leitich Smith turns to realistic fiction with the thoughtful story of a Native teen navigating the complicated, confusing waters of high school — and first love.

When Louise Wolfe’s first real boyfriend mocks and disrespects Native people in front of her, she breaks things off and dumps him over e-mail. It’s her senior year, anyway, and she’d rather spend her time with her family and friends and working on the school newspaper. The editors pair her up with Joey Kairouz, the ambitious new photojournalist, and in no time the paper’s staff find themselves with a major story to cover: the school musical director’s inclusive approach to casting The Wizard of Oz has been provoking backlash in their mostly white, middle-class Kansas town. From the newly formed Parents Against Revisionist Theater to anonymous threats, long-held prejudices are being laid bare and hostilities are spreading against teachers, parents, and students — especially the cast members at the center of the controversy, including Lou’s little brother, who’s playing the Tin Man. As tensions mount at school, so does a romance between Lou and Joey — but as she’s learned, “dating while Native” can be difficult. In trying to protect her own heart, will Lou break Joey’s?

 

About the Author:

Cynthia Leitich Smith is the best-selling, acclaimed author of the Tantalize series and the Feral series. She is an enrolled member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation and is on the advisory board of We Need Diverse Books. She lives in Austin, Texas.

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Ten (10) winners will each receive a hardcover copy of HEARTS UNBROKEN.

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Comments 7

Davianna Nieto on Tuesday, 11 September 2018 04:21

I love the simplicity of the cover and the synopsis sounds like something I'd try!

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I love the simplicity of the cover and the synopsis sounds like something I'd try!:)
Candice Gigous on Tuesday, 11 September 2018 05:48

The cover is eye-catching. The synopsis is intriguing. Sounds like an interesting read.

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The cover is eye-catching. The synopsis is intriguing. Sounds like an interesting read.
Renee Moore on Wednesday, 12 September 2018 14:30

Sounds like a good read!

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Sounds like a good read!
Marisa Fort on Thursday, 20 September 2018 11:36

The cover is amazing and the synopsis sounds awesome!

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The cover is amazing and the synopsis sounds awesome!
Debra Branigan on Thursday, 20 September 2018 17:48

The cover is simplicity itself. I like the storyline where students take charge addressing the issues of today. The romance component can't hurt. 8th grade and YA readers should enjoy this.

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The cover is simplicity itself. I like the storyline where students take charge addressing the issues of today. The romance component can't hurt. 8th grade and YA readers should enjoy this.
Danielle Hammelef on Saturday, 06 October 2018 16:09

The cover is beautiful and perfect for this synopsis. I love the premise and the emotional story this synopsis promises.

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The cover is beautiful and perfect for this synopsis. I love the premise and the emotional story this synopsis promises.
wendy rinebold on Sunday, 07 October 2018 10:53

I like the cover but the synopsis is great. It isn't often I see a book dealing with Native American prejudice and its an aspect I would like to learn more about.

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I like the cover but the synopsis is great. It isn't often I see a book dealing with Native American prejudice and its an aspect I would like to learn more about.

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