When Ruthie moves to New York from Cuba the other kids think she’s not smart because she doesn’t know much English. Just when she starts to fit in, she gets into a bad accident. People say she’s lucky to be alive, but being stuck in a body cast for a year sure doesn’t feel lucky!
Ages 11+
Pages 243
Publisher Nancy Paulsen Books
National Jewish Book Award Finalist
Pura Belpré Award Winner

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not good for 9 year old

Review by Soccer1212

it's vary scary not the best book for younger kids

Jun 02, 2021 07:44 AM
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love it

Review by danielleparr

this is such an emotional book it made me happy and made me want to cry and mad all at once at times

Jan 11, 2021 06:31 PM
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Great Book!

Review by bobbysaxophone

I read this book in school, it was really good!

Dec 09, 2020 04:27 PM
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Review by Nirakohan

This is a very good book!! Definitely recommend!!!!!

Sep 03, 2020 11:48 PM
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Review by Amysarahgg

Love love love this book. One of my favorites of all time!

Aug 11, 2020 01:02 PM