★ "A powerful, layered tale of forbidden love in times of unrelenting racism."
— starred, Kirkus Reviews
"An unflinching portrait with an ending that begs for another reading."
Kirkus Reviews
"This solid debut deftly explores the daily struggle of some students to persevere in the face of long odds."
"A tragedy, real and racial, swallows us whole."
The New York Times Book Review
"An uncompromising look at two characters most readers would otherwise look away from."
"Pérez... captures the pressures of both Latina life and being caught between two cultures.... Un magnífico debut."
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