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
Coming Sep 2023
National Jewish Book Award Finalist
Pura Belpré Award Winner

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Weird but good

Review by Rochelleahrox

lucky broken girl was a really weird book but i kinda liked it. it was very interesting and WEIRD

Nov 05, 2023 07:24 AM
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Such a Sweet Story

Review by Lillianswine

Just recently finished this book and I was blown away. Ruthie is such a sweet, wholesome character and her view of the world is such a new, fresh perspective. Would definitely recommend.

Nov 02, 2023 05:53 PM
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Amazing book!!!

Review by mhk312

This book is really nice to be able to step in other people's shoes. I really love it! Definitely recommend!!!

Nov 01, 2023 06:25 PM
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Review by pinkart2020

So cool

Sep 01, 2023 05:19 PM
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Fav book

Review by Owl19

Lucky Broken Girl is my favorite book. It’s sad, but it teaches a really helpful lesson. You should definitely read Lucky Broken Girl by Ruth Behar.

Apr 08, 2023 11:39 AM