UNDER THE MESQUITE A resilient Mexican-American girl copes with familial obligation and loss in this free-verse novel. Drawing from her own teen years for inspiration, McCall highlights life in the borderlands: "En los Estados Unidos / I trained my tongue / and twisted syllables / to form words / that sounded hollow, / like the rain at midnight / dripping into tin pails / through the thatched roof / of our abuelita
This BOOK!! At first i thought it was a pretty boring book but once i kept reading it it got into it. Its a very good book. My new favorite book!!
------ This my favorite book ever!!!
Love it ! I've read this book i just wanted to search it up , but its just a sad book about a mexican family and it really touched my heart ♡ ( hopefully i don't affend anyone ) im mexican myself .
LibraryThing Review This book was so sad to me from start to finish, yet at the same time I'm grateful because I can't imagine how hard it must've been for her to share this heartwrenching experience.
LibraryThing Review Such a great story! Lupita is a girl who's mother has cancer. They think it's gone after an operation but sadly it comes back. This is the story of how Lupita deals with everything going on in her