Ana María Reyes Does Not Live in a Castle (Hardcover)

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The Penderwicks meets In the Heights in this sparkling middle-grade debut about a young Dominican American girl in New York City.

Her last name may mean "kings," but Ana Mar a Reyes REALLY does not live in a castle. Rather, she's stuck in a tiny apartment with two parents (way too lovey-dovey), three sisters (way too dramatic), everyone's friends (way too often), and a piano (which she never gets to practice). And when her parents announce a new baby is coming, that means they'll have even less time for Ana Mar a.

Then she hears about the Eleanor School, New York City's best private academy. If Ana Mar a can win a scholarship, she'll be able to get out of her Washington Heights neighborhood school and achieve the education she's longed for. To stand out, she'll need to nail her piano piece at the upcoming city showcase, which means she has to practice through her sisters' hijinks, the neighbors' visits, a family trip to the Dominican Republic... right up until the baby's birth But some new friends and honest conversations help her figure out what truly matters, and know that she can succeed no matter what. Ana Mar a Reyes may not be royal, but she's certain to come out on top.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781620143629
ISBN-10: 1620143623
Publisher: Tu Books
Publication Date: October 2nd, 2018
Pages: 288
Language: English