A RESE WITHERSPON x HELO SUNSHINE BOK CLUB YA PICK
Recipient of the 2021 Pura Belpr Young Adult Author Medal
A Best Book of the Year: Cosmopolitan * Kirkus Reviews * SheReads * New York Public Library An engrossing #OwnVoices novel.
--PopSugar This book will set your dreams on fire . . . It's fabulous.
-- Reese Witherspoon A powerful contemporary YA for fans of The Poet X and I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter set in Argentina, about a rising soccer star who must put everything on the line--even her blooming love story--to follow her dreams. In Rosario, Argentina, Camila Hassan lives a double life. At home, she is a careful daughter, living within her mother's narrow expectations, in her rising-soccer-star brother's shadow, and under the abusive rule of her short-tempered father. On the field, she is La Furia, a powerhouse of skill and talent. When her team qualifies for the South American tournament, Camila gets the chance to see just how far those talents can take her. In her wildest dreams, she'd get an athletic scholarship to a North American university. But the path ahead isn't easy. Her parents don't know about her passion. They wouldn't allow a girl to play f tbol--and she Read More chevron_right
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