Finding Miracles, Alvarez, Julia

Finding Miracles

Authors: Alvarez, Julia
Lexile: 770
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
BISAC/Subject: YAF058000, YAF046140, YAF018010
Grade: 7 - 12
ISBN: 9780307433336, Related ISBNs: 0307433331, 0375827609, 0375927603, 039955548X, 0553494066
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 288
Audience: Children/juvenile
Synopsis: MILLY KAUFMAN IS an ordinary American teenager living in Vermont—until she meets Pablo, a new student at her high school. His exotic accent, strange fashion sense, and intense interest in Milly force her to confront her identity as an adopted child from Pablo’s native country. As their relationship grows, Milly decides to undertake a courageous journey to her homeland and along the way discovers the story of her birth is intertwined with the story of a country recovering from a brutal history.

Beautifully written by reknowned author Julia Alvarez, Finding Miracles examines the emotional complexity of familial relationships and the miracles of everyday life.

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