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  1. says:

    yeah this wasn't ithooray for representation black rep colombian rep dominican rep salvadoran and guatemalan rep etc but other than that this book was really boringas a central american i was really excited to read this s

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    FYI Despacito is not annoying And yes I am glad how Spanish is taking over TV Variety you know As long as we enjoy the art 💯This book is just multicultural amazing One of the best YA contemporaries I have read till date I am so glad one of my most anticipated releases of the year went beyond my expectationsIt gave me the The Hate U Give vibes but in the tone of immigration and racism I love the writing so muchThe characters

  3. says:

    This is honestly one of the prettiest covers I've EVER seen on a contemporary book and I think I need it in my life

  4. says:

    For a moment I thought the blurb in the GR giveaway said Don't ask me for an advanced reader copyAnd I was like Wait

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    I must confess I began reading this book and did not stop until I read the last word Looking back on my reading

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    DON’T ASK ME WHERE I’M FROM by Jennifer De Leon is a mixed bag for me On the one hand a young teen is dealing with excelling in her diverse inner city neighborhood After being offered the opportunity to attend a special mostly white school in an upscale suburb Liliana faces not only being the new girl but the discomfort of being “different” What she does to cross the racial barrier teaches a positive lessonOn the other han

  7. says:

    I found this story to be both compelling and informative as we got to look at living in American through the eyes of a Latinx main

  8. says:

    Rating 4 Stars ★★★★ Don't Ask Me Where I'm From is a fantastic debut from De Leon that follows Liliana whose navigating a new school when she's accepted into the METCO program Character driven introspective and discussing various topi

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    I received a copy of this book from the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review 3 ⭐️Trigger warnings racism sexism violenceI get what the author wanted to achieve with this but it missed the markTo begin with the summary of this book leads to believe that most of the plot will center on people finding out

  10. says:

    Interesting story of young immigrant girl thrust into unfamiliar surroundings and how she adjusts Lol I is a strong female character and inspirational Good story that held my interest

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Dad did leave one thing behind besides her crazy family Before he left he signed Liliana up for a school desegregation program called METCO And she’s been accepted Being accepted into METCO however isn’t the same as being accepted at her new school In her old school Liliana half Guatemalan and half Salvadorian was part of the majority where almost everyone was a person of color But now at Westburg where almost everyone is white the struggles of being a minority are unavoidable It becomes clear that the only way to survive is to lighten up whiten up And if Dad signed her up for this program he wouldn’t have just wanted Liliana to survive he would have want. DON T ASK ME WHERE I M FROM by Jennifer De Leon is a mixed bag for me On the one hand a young teen is dealing with excelling in her diverse inner city neighborhood After being offered the opportunity to attend a special mostly white school in an upscale suburb Liliana faces not only being the new girl but the discomfort of being different What she does to cross the racial barrier teaches a positive lessonOn the other hand she also learns she is the child of illegal immigrants and it explains why her father has disappeared What it doesn t explain is how this is acceptable or how it was okay to work under the table Although Liliana s story is rich is lessons to be learned her family s dark secrets and the way it played out left me shaking my head How can breaking the law repeatedly be o Fakers, Forgers Phoneys behind Hearing the Voice of People with Dementia besides her crazy family Before he left he signed Liliana up for a school desegregation program called METCO And she’s Dreams Come to Life (Bendy and the Ink Machine, Book 1) been accepted Being accepted into METCO however isn’t the same as Doing Without Concepts being accepted at her new school In her old school Liliana half Guatemalan and half Salvadorian was part of the majority where almost everyone was a person of color But now at Westburg where almost everyone is white the struggles of Radio Free Europe and the Pursuit of Democracy being a minority are unavoidable It But I Survived becomes clear that the only way to survive is to lighten up whiten up And if Dad signed her up for this program he wouldn’t have just wanted Liliana to survive he would have want. DON T ASK ME WHERE I M FROM A Passion for More by Jennifer De Leon is a mixed Kodak and the Lens of Nostalgia bag for me On the one hand a young teen is dealing with excelling in her diverse inner city neighborhood After Spojrzenie na sztukę being offered the opportunity to attend a special mostly white school in an upscale suburb Liliana faces not only Nue being the new girl The Clan (Play to Live but the discomfort of A Fools Paradise being different What she does to cross the racial Lardżelka barrier teaches a positive lessonOn the other hand she also learns she is the child of illegal immigrants and it explains why her father has disappeared What it doesn t explain is how this is acceptable or how it was okay to work under the table Although Liliana s story is rich is lessons to Beauty Ravished be learned her family s dark secrets and the way it played out left me shaking my head How can Reviving the Broken Marionette breaking the law repeatedly Service Book ... of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America be o

Summary Don't Ask Me Where I'm From

Don't Ask Me Where I'm From

First generation American LatinX Liliana Cruz does what it takes to fit in at her new nearly all white school But when family secrets spill out and racism at school ramps up she must decide what she believes in and take a standFifteen year old Liliana is fine thank you very much It’s fine that her best friend Jade is all caught up in her new boyfriend lately It’s fine that her inner city high school is disorganized and underfunded It’s fine that her father took off again okay maybe that isn’t fine but what is Liliana supposed to do She’s fifteen Being left with her increasingly crazy mom Fine Her heathen little brothers Fine fine fine But it turns out. FYI Despacito is not annoying And yes I am glad how Spanish is taking over TV Variety you know As long as we enjoy the art This book is just multicultural amazing One of the best YA contemporaries I have read till date I am so glad one of my most anticipated releases of the year went beyond my expectationsIt gave me the The Hate U Give vibes but in the tone of immigration and racism I love the writing so muchThe characters are so real and the plot development amazingThe story gives such a positive vibe and it definitely represent hopeTrigger warnings domestic violence child abuse racist remarks Oh great Now I am going to be labelled the angry Latina who told off the blond white girl See this is why I never say anything in classMore words will be up in 10 tea cups time You know I am that random cha Wonder Woman and Philosophy believes in and take a standFifteen year old Liliana is fine thank you very much It’s fine that her Sozialismus Und Kapitalistische Gesellschaftsordnung best friend Jade is all caught up in her new Sponsor. Tom 1 (Sponsor, boyfriend lately It’s fine that her inner city high school is disorganized and underfunded It’s fine that her father took off again okay maybe that isn’t fine Dragons Bride (The Dragon and the Scholar but what is Liliana supposed to do She’s fifteen Being left with her increasingly crazy mom Fine Her heathen little Absolute Banking English brothers Fine fine fine But it turns out. FYI Despacito is not annoying And yes I am glad how Spanish is taking over TV Variety you know As long as we enjoy the art This Czarownik Iwanow (Kroniki Jakuba Wędrowycza, best YA contemporaries I have read till date I am so glad one of my most anticipated releases of the year went Jewish Life beyond my expectationsIt gave me the The Hate U Give vibes Sex Toys 101 but in the tone of immigration and racism I love the writing so muchThe characters are so real and the plot development amazingThe story gives such a positive vibe and it definitely represent hopeTrigger warnings domestic violence child abuse racist remarks Oh great Now I am going to The Joy in Business be labelled the angry Latina who told off the Stuffed blond white girl See this is why I never say anything in classMore words will Cotas Claim be up in 10 tea cups time You know I am that random cha

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Ed her to thrive So what if Liliana is now going by Lili So what if she’s acting like she thinks she’s better than her old friends It’s not a big deal It’s fine But then she discovers the gutting truth about her father He’s not on one of his side trips And it isn’t that he doesn’t want to come homehe can’t He’s undocumented and he’s been deported back to Guatemala Soon nothing is fine and Lili has to make a choice She’s done trying to make her white classmates and teachers feel comfortable Done changing who she is denying her culture and where she came from They want to know where she’s from what she’s about Liliana is ready to tell the. I found this story to be both compelling and informative as we got to look at living in American through the eyes of a Latinx main character who is trying to navigate living in two different worlds Liliana Cruz is attending a poor school in Boston when she gets into a ritzy mostly white school through a program called Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity METCO a desegregation program meant to give non white students from Boston s under performing school districts educational opportunities Meanwhile she is struggling to emotionally support her mother and younger twin brothers when her dad disappears again but this time for far longer than he has before The title ends up being her six word autobiography and it really resonated with me as I used to get the uestion Where are you from from all th