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I am not your perfect Mexican daughter

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Pub. Date:
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Language:
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National Book Award Finalist Instant New York Times Bestseller

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian meets Jane the Virgin in this poignant but often laugh-out-loud funny contemporary YA about losing a sister and finding yourself amid the pressures, expectations, and stereotypes of growing up in a Mexican-American home. Perfect Mexican daughters do not go away to college. And they do not move out of their parents' house after high school graduation. Perfect Mexican daughters never abandon their family.

But Julia is not your perfect Mexican daughter. That was Olga's role.

Then a tragic accident on the busiest street in Chicago leaves Olga dead and Julia left behind to reassemble the shattered pieces of her family. And no one seems to acknowledge that Julia is broken, too. Instead, her mother seems to channel her grief into pointing out every possible way Julia has failed.

But it's not long before Julia discovers that Olga might not have been as perfect as everyone thought. With the help of her best friend Lorena, and her first love, first everything boyfriend Connor, Julia is determined to find out. Was Olga really what she seemed? Or was there more to her sister's story? And either way, how can Julia even attempt to live up to a seemingly impossible ideal?

" Alive and crackling --a gritty tale wrapped in a page-turner . "-- The New York Times

" Unique and fresh ." -- Entertainment Weekly

"A standout ." --NPR

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subject_facetChicago (Ill.) -- Fiction
Domestic fiction
Grief
Grief -- Fiction
Mexican American families -- Fiction
Mexican Americans -- Fiction
Mothers and daughters
Mothers and daughters -- Fiction
Sisters -- Death -- Fiction
Sound recording
Young adult audiobooks
Young adult fiction
title_displayI am not your perfect Mexican daughter
title_fullI Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter
I am not your perfect Mexican daughter / Erika L. Sánchez
I am not your perfect Mexican daughter [compact disc] / Erika L. Sánchez
title_shortI am not your perfect Mexican daughter
topic_facetDeath
Grief
Mexican American families
Mexican Americans
Mothers and daughters
Sisters
Young Adult Fiction
Young Adult Literature