REVIEW: Under The Mesquite by Guadalupe Garcia McCall

This is a coming of age story I will want my daughter to read.

For two days, I was thrust into Lupita’s world, the teenaged daughter of Mexican immigrants who have built a middle-class life in Texas. She’s the eldest of eight children who have a loving mother and father. Theirs is the happy tale of immigrants achieving the American dream.

But then Mami is diagnosed with cancer. Continue reading

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