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    meh21's book review was featured in Under the Mesquite.
    In Under the Mesquite, Guadalupe Garcia McCall displays the struggle of being in high school and having a mom with cancer. The setting of Under the Mesquite starts in Mexico and changes to America in school and at the hospital. The main characters are Lupita, who is the oldest child who takes care of the family while Mami is in the Hospital. Mami is loving. Under the Mesquite starts out as a typical Mexican American family. Later on though, they discover that their mom has cancer. Lupita has to take care of the family because of her mom is in the hospital and her dad is with her mom and trying to make enough money for chemotherapy. Lupita has to do all of this while dealing with the drama of being in high school and dealing with high school. The author has a very deep and descriptive writing style. “Lies a tiny tin nameplate, inexpensive and unrefined an understated grave marker for a woman who meant so much” Under the Mesquite is an amazing story that takes you through and lets you feel the joy, pain and sorrows in this family. Under the Mesquite won the Pura Belpré Award and the Best Fiction for Young Adults. Guadalupe Garcia McCall was born in mexico and lives in Texas
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    In Under the Mesquite, Guadalupe Garcia McCall displays the struggle of being in high school and having a mom with cancer. The setting of Under the Mesquite starts in Mexico and changes to America in school and at the hospital. The main characters are Lupita, who is the oldest child who takes care of the family while Mami is in the Hospital. Mami is loving. Under the Mesquite starts out as a typical Mexican American family. Later on though, they discover that their mom has cancer. Lupita has to take care of the family because of her mom is in the hospital and her dad is with her mom and trying to make enough money for chemotherapy. Lupita has to do all of this while dealing with the drama of being in high school and dealing with high school. The author has a very deep and descriptive writing style. “Lies a tiny tin nameplate, inexpensive and unrefined an understated grave marker for a woman who meant so much” Under the Mesquite is an amazing story that takes you through and lets you feel the joy, pain and sorrows in this family. Under the Mesquite won the Pura Belpré Award and the Best Fiction for Young Adults. Guadalupe Garcia McCall was born in mexico and lives in Texas
    Over 5 years ago
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