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I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican DaughterI learned so much about Mexican culture from this book It doesn t just mention that Julia is Mexican like some books from this book It doesn t just mention that Julia is Mexican like some books to do it explains what makes er and er family Mexican It s very insightful and Ruhestand fr Einsteiger honestAs an immigrant myself Romania Canada Iad no problem finding similarities between er family and mine Her parents immigrated to another country to ave a better future as did my mother They want Julia to be well behaved and close to perfect because they know Farmer Boy howard the world can be At the same for Julia s parents family comes first whereas for my own education doesIn fact it was my first time Random House Webster's College Dictionary: 1996 Graduation Promotion hearing of people who believe that staying with one s parents instead of going to a great college is preferable In my mind education always comes first and one should do everything in their means to finish their studies But while Mexican and my own Romanian culture clash when it comes to this particular subject I nonetheless was interested in learning why exactly family comes before education in Mexican culture so I could understand better and refrain from judging them Unfortunately I could not connect with Julia because she is extremely confrontational She often mentions that sheates this and that and I Making Mentoring Happen A simple and effective guide to implementing a successful mentoring program have to admit I am not a fan of characters who complain at all times which she does By the end I enjoyeder chapters since she began to realize some things about Panda Bears herself and the people arounder that changed the way she looked at Turning Points in Australian History her life and the world in generalI also prefereroines who think first and actspeak second but if this is not something that irks you I am certain you will enjoy this much However even if Julia never stole my eart I could not stop reading this book I read it for the story culture and family tensions Well done Blog Youtube Twitter Instagram Google Bloglovin 33120 Read for my spring 2020 Growing Up class now involved in a part online classOriginal review 82918 I wasn t sure what to expect in reading this south side Chicago story a first YA novel That Has Been Very has been very reviewed and alf way into it was not liking the first person narrator Julia who is sarcastic arrogant volatile and sometimes downright nasty which is to say she is one kind of teenager She doesn t play well with others She doesn t even like most people She is Mexican American or Hispanic Latinx but doesn t like Mexican music she listens to edgymainstream music She wants to get out of the city and go to school in NYC and be Let Dai Vol 8 herself She s not getting along wither parents and especially with An Excellent conceited Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet her am She is not your perfect Mexican daugh Find all of my reviews at you follow me by now you should be well aware that my reaction to Dirtgate pretty much amounted to However I am a bitch who putser money or library card where Hoodwinked her mouth is and not only read and loved American Dirt but also 100% sought out ownvoices selections as well Can t say that I ve noticed many of the bandwagon jumpers practicing what they preach and blowing up the intertubes with posts actually discussing books theyave read themselves but I digressI m not going to bother reviewing this book or even giffing it up to the extreme like I usually do It as a 4 rating was a National Book Award nominee and there are thousands of other reviews I m simply going to say that this is one of the best Young Adult books I ve ever rea Everyone needs to read this book I ve never felt so connected to a character in my entire life Olga is dead Olga the perfect daughter one who was both innocent and wore clothes that made er look ugly She died in a bus accident She was perfect She was the perfect daughter Now there is only Julia Who blames Best Practices In Leading The Global Workforce herself forer sisters death because HORROR STORIES her mother couldave been picking up Olga that day except she was at Julia s school speaking to the. Perfect Mexican daughters do not go away to. Principal about another one of Julia s suspensions
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be told I t expect to like this because I m not Mexican and these type of rebellious teen books Not for me However this book literally pulled me in and did not let go It s a book about coming in terms with who you are what you re made of and breaching the borders It s wonderful This technically isn t a spoiler as it becomes uite obvious earlier on but I will make it anyway view spoiler there was an excellent mental ealth rep I could feel the depression crawling into Julia and so Understood Her Despite No Experience With It her Despite no experience with it thought the rep was done extremely well ide spoiler 25 rounded downI Vida de perros have to admit it took uite a while for me to get into this one This isn t a particularly long read but is uite slow paced and YA than I was expecting I ll explain that laterThe story follows Julia s life in the aftermath ofer older sister s sudden death at 22 not a spoiler it Oeuvres de Ennius Quirinus Visconti, Vol. 3 happens on the first page on the book Julia is a 15 year old Mexican girl living in Chicago wither incredibly controlling parents It is apparent from an early stage that Julia as some kind of anger issues or at least I felt she did although perhaps this was just frustration and suffers from depression We stay with er right up until she goes to university with a few weird time jumps in betweenI found it The Love of a King hard to find any likeable charactersere except Julia s teacher and I guess Mystery: 3 Books in One: The Rockingdown Mystery / The Rilloby Fair Mystery / The Ring-O-Bells Mystery her relatives in Mexico and maybe Connor I warmed to Julia in the latter stages of the story but it took a long while I think the author does a good job conveyingow a teenager feels when they Seneca Falls and the Origins of the Women's Rights Movement Pivotal Moments in American History have parents who are very restrictive but it wasn t a whole lot of fun to read aboutMoving on to the writing this would be a 2 star read for sure if I rated purely based on the writing It was written uite simplistically in a way that made me feel like it was aimed at younger readers think like 11 14 years old I m not saying children these ages need things dumbing down but like I said it felt very much like a YA book even though a lot of the themes suicide attempts sex are probably not suited to children of those agesOverall I don t think this is a book that will stick with me for long The most enjoyable parts to read were when Julia went to Mexico to stay wither relatives and Aliens Music of the Spears Aliens had it not been for those sections and the characterplot development towards the end of the book I wouldave found this uite a dull read Not one I would particularly recommend to others but I don t massively regret picking it up Obnoxious and constantly confrontational would be the best words to describe Julia the main character and narrator of this novel I don t think I really warmed up to Made in Yorkshire Series Box Set ( her even after getting to knower better and learning some of the reasons for Untitled The Wicked Powers her attitude She is not an easy person to like that s it I ve known people like this in real world But it s not really a criticism of the novel Julia s personality clashes wither mother s are a major part of the story This is a story about meeting your parents expectations and breaking away from the culture your parents come from One of the stronger portrayals of immigrant experience in YA with a very vivid picture of life in Mexican community both in America and Mexico Instagram Twitter Facebook PinterestWhen I was really struggling with my depression as a young woman someone trying to comfort me actually said something to me that made me feel about a thousand times worse for a really long time She said that people with depression were deep sensitive caring people and that we cared too much about others and didn t spend enough time caring about ourselves It made me feel like trash because I didn t feel sensitive or caring I felt angry all the time mostly with myself but with others. College And they do not move out of their. ,