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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Get It, You Won't Regret It!

Review by VBookworm

So amazing!! I read it when I was 10. Now I'm 12 and since then I can't remember how many times I've read it in the past 2 years. 👍

Sep 19, 2021 02:39 PM
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Review by Read more BOOKS!

AMAZING book!!! I actually got it when I was about 8 or 9 and I am 12 now, but I have read it literally like 7 times in the past few years!!! Get it! You won't regret it!!!!

Sep 04, 2021 06:05 PM
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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