Giveaway: Merci Suarez Can't Dance (Meg Medina) ~ (US Only)

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   Merci Suarez Can't Dance (US Only)

by: Meg Medina

Release Date: April 16th, 2021

Publisher: Candlewick Press

 

 

 

About The Book

Seventh grade is going to be a real trial for Merci Suárez. For science she’s got no-nonsense Mr. Ellis, who expects her to be a smart as her brother, Roli. She’s been assigned to co-manage the tiny school store with Wilson Bellevue, a boy she barely knows, but whom she might actually like. And she’s tangling again with classmate Edna Santos, who is bossier and more obnoxious than ever now that she is in charge of the annual Heart Ball.

One thing is for sure, though: Merci Suárez can’t dance—not at the Heart Ball or anywhere else. Dancing makes her almost as queasy as love does, especially now that Tía Inés, her merengue-teaching aunt, has a new man in her life. Unfortunately, Merci can’t seem to avoid love or dance for very long. She used to talk about everything with her grandfather, Lolo, but with his Alzheimer’s getting worse each day, whom can she trust to help her make sense of all the new things happening in her life? The Suárez family is back in a touching, funny story about growing up and discovering love’s many forms, including how we learn to love and believe in ourselves.

 

 

About the Author

Meg Medina is the 2019 Newbery Medalist for Merci Suárez Changes Gears. About this sequel, she says, “I’m so excited to bring my readers into the world of the Suárez family and Seaward Pines once again. . . . New friends, new teachers, and new self-doubts. It’s been a thrill to write about all the zany things that the seventh grade can throw at a person.” The recipient of the Pura Belpré Author Award for her young adult novel Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass, Meg Medina is also the author of the novels Burn Baby Burn and The Girl Who Could Silence the Wind and the picture books Mango, Abuela, and Me and Tía Isa Wants a Car, for which she received an Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Award. Meg Medina lives in Richmond, Virginia, with her family.

 

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Zachary Snyder on Saturday, 30 January 2021 18:51

Book looks great, look forward to reading it!

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Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Debra Branigan on Tuesday, 16 February 2021 13:10

The cover is perfect for the story. The book does sound so middle school and any young reader is definitely going to connect.

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The cover is perfect for the story. The book does sound so middle school and any young reader is definitely going to connect.
Chiara Jucha on Wednesday, 17 February 2021 14:33

My students loved the first book, I am sure the second will be great!

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My students loved the first book, I am sure the second will be great!
Danielle Hammelef on Friday, 26 February 2021 13:21

The cover is fun and this book sounds exciting.

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The cover is fun and this book sounds exciting.
Jana Leah on Friday, 26 February 2021 16:25

I think my niece will enjoy this series too. It sounds fun.

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I think my niece will enjoy this series too. It sounds fun.

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