Giveaway: Moraline (Cintia Alfonso Fior) ~ US Only!

We’re excited to host the giveaway for Moraline (Cintia Alfonso Fior)! 

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About the Author: Cintia Alfonso Fior

Children’s fiction author Cintia Alfonso Fior first realized she wanted to be a writer after working with diverse underserved populations in South America, North America, and Africa. The perception of injustices and the great need to advocate for underserved populations, particularly children, inspired her to write her magical realism novel for young readers, Moraline. Fior has a MA in Peace and Justice Studies from the Kroc Institute of Peace Studies at the University of San Diego and serves as the current chair of the American Family Therapy Academy’s (AFTA) Family Policy and Human Rights committee. Fior’s goal is to use storytelling to facilitate conversations about racism, earth stewardship, and social justice. Originally from Argentina, she lives with her family in San Diego, California. Moraline is her debut novel.

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About the Book: Moraline

A young girl receives a special message from a sacred Lakota leader about her power to change the world …

Twelve-year-old Moraline is about to run away from her problems … again. Ever since her family moved from New York to San Diego, Moraline pushes against a hot dry wind whenever trouble happens. But a chance encounter with a mysterious Lakota spirit in the woods of Northern California puts Moraline on the path toward understanding her power to fight injustice.

An impactful story for social justice education, environmental awareness, and racial literacy.

“Moraline is a thought-provoking story that will inspire a new generation of movers

and shakers”.

The Children’s Book Review

“Fior has skillfully created strong, complex, relatable characters in her racially diverse cast”.

BlueInk Review 

“With its helpful list of social justice resources, Moraline is a gentle, empowering novel in which young advocates find their work enhanced by moments of magic”.

Foreword Clarion Book Review

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Title: Moraline

Author: Cintia Alfonso Fior

Illustrator: Caterina Baldi

Publisher: Rising Advocates Press

Publication Date: March 1st, 2023

Genre: Middle Grade Fiction- magical realism

Age: 8-12

Page count: 228

Price: $9.99

ISBN: paperback 978-1-959963-00-4

ISBN: hardback 978-1-959963-02-8

ISBN: ebook 978-1-959963-01-1





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7 thoughts on “Giveaway: Moraline (Cintia Alfonso Fior) ~ US Only!”

  1. madeleine says:

    super cute cover!!!

  2. ldittmer says:

    This would be a great addition to my library!

  3. Definitely interested in this story, and I just love the cover!

  4. This is such a pretty cover and sounds like an inspiring story!

  5. Cori says:

    Love this cover

  6. The cover is powerful and this book is now a must read for me–sounds so good!

  7. Honestly, I wish I could be so lucky as to receive a secret message!

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