Summer of the Mariposas

By Undusty New Books

The story, to me, straddles that invisible, shifty line between MG and YA, since while oldest sister Odilia is well into YA, her four little sisters are younger, and there isn’t anything that, to my mind, would keep it from being appropriate for a broader age group. . . . [Summer of the Mariposas is] about negotiating borders–cultural and political borders, the border between the magical and the real, the border between love and loathing, the border between childhood and adulthood.

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