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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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
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Great Book

Review by NASA

This book was really good! I loved it.

Aug 07, 2020 01:12 PM
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One of my favorite books!

Review by skykitten76

I have read it 4 or 5 times already. It's really interesting.

Aug 03, 2020 07:54 PM
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You Need To Read This!!!!!!!!!

Review by Mjltheatersupergirl

This book is so good! My dad and I love it! My dad read this to me at night and we loved it!

Aug 03, 2020 05:30 PM