The Moon Within Aida Salazar

The Moon Within

Author: Aida Salazar
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Book Title
The Moon Within
Author
Aida Salazar
ISBN
9781338283372
BThe dazzling story of a girl navigating friendship, family, and growing up, an IAre You There God, It's Me Margaret?/I for the modern day, from debut author Aida Salazar./B****Four starred reviews ***** A worthy successor to Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret set in present-day Oakland. -- Kirkus Reviews, starred reviewCeli Rivera's life swirls with questions. About her changing body. Her first attraction to a boy. And her best friend's exploration of what it means to be genderfluid.But most of all, her mother's insistence she have a moon ceremony when her first period arrives. It's an ancestral Mexica ritual that Mima and her community have reclaimed, but Celi promises she will NOT be participating. Can she find the power within herself to take a stand for who she wants to be?A dazzling story told with the sensitivity, humor, and brilliant verse of debut talent Aida Salazar.Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Aida SalazarPublisher: Arthur A. Levine BooksPublished: 02/26/2019ISBN: 9781338283372Pages: 240Weight: 0.65lbsSize: 7.60h x 5.80w x 1.00dReview Citations: BookPage 03/01/2019Kirkus Reviews 11/01/2018 pg. 94School Library Journal 12/01/2018 pg. 76Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 01/01/2019Booklist 01/01/2019 pg. 86Shelf Awareness 03/05/2019Publishers Weekly 03/18/2019Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 501931 / Moon WithinReading Level: 5.7 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 3
BThe dazzling story of a girl navigating friendship, family, and growing up, an IAre You There God, It's Me Margaret?/I for the modern day, from debut author Aida Salazar./B
****Four starred reviews ****
* A worthy successor to Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret set in present-day Oakland. -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review
Celi Rivera's life swirls with questions. About her changing body. Her first attraction to a boy. And her best friend's exploration of what it means to be genderfluid.
But most of all, her mother's insistence she have a moon ceremony when her first period arrives. It's an ancestral Mexica ritual that Mima and her community have reclaimed, but Celi promises she will NOT be participating. Can she find the power within herself to take a stand for who she wants to be?
A dazzling story told with the sensitivity, humor, and brilliant verse of debut talent Aida Salazar.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Aida Salazar
Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books
Published: 02/26/2019
ISBN: 9781338283372
Pages: 240
Weight: 0.65lbs
Size: 7.60h x 5.80w x 1.00d

Review Citations: BookPage 03/01/2019
Kirkus Reviews 11/01/2018 pg. 94
School Library Journal 12/01/2018 pg. 76
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 01/01/2019
Booklist 01/01/2019 pg. 86
Shelf Awareness 03/05/2019
Publishers Weekly 03/18/2019

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 501931 / Moon Within
Reading Level: 5.7 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 3
BThe dazzling story of a girl navigating friendship, family, and growing up, an IAre You There God, It's Me Margaret?/I for the modern day, from debut author Aida Salazar./B
****Four starred reviews ****
* A worthy successor to Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret set in present-day Oakland. -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review
Celi Rivera's life swirls with questions. About her changing body. Her first attraction to a boy. And her best friend's exploration of what it means to be genderfluid.
But most of all, her mother's insistence she have a moon ceremony when her first period arrives. It's an ancestral Mexica ritual that Mima and her community have reclaimed, but Celi promises she will NOT be participating. Can she find the power within herself to take a stand for who she wants to be?
A dazzling story told with the sensitivity, humor, and brilliant verse of debut talent Aida Salazar.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Aida Salazar
Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books
Published: 02/26/2019
ISBN: 9781338283372
Pages: 240
Weight: 0.65lbs
Size: 7.60h x 5.80w x 1.00d

Review Citations: BookPage 03/01/2019
Kirkus Reviews 11/01/2018 pg. 94
School Library Journal 12/01/2018 pg. 76
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 01/01/2019
Booklist 01/01/2019 pg. 86
Shelf Awareness 03/05/2019
Publishers Weekly 03/18/2019

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 501931 / Moon Within
Reading Level: 5.7 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 3