Reviews for The Queen of Water

* A poignant coming-of-age novel. -- School Library Journal, STARRED
*A singular, authentic voice." -- Publishers Weekly, STARRED
* "A moving, lyrical novel that will particularly resonate with teens caught between cultures." -- Booklist, STARRED
* "[A] riveting tale... by turns heartbreaking, infuriating, and ultimately inspiring. " -- Kirkus, STARRED
"A richly described coming-of-age story... by turns shocking and funny." -- VOYA

Links to Full Reviews

Awards and Honors

Oprah's 2012 Kids' Reading List for ages 12 to 14

Américas Award Honorable mention

Skipping Stones Honor Award for Multi-cultural/International Literature

Bank Street Best Books, *Outstanding Merit* for ages 12-14

Current 2012 Colorado Book Award Finalist

A School Library Journal Best Book of 2011

TAYSHAS list (Texas student reading list) 2012-2013

ALA Best Fiction for Young Adults 2012

A Junior Library Guild Selection

An Amelia Bloomer Project Recommended Book (feminist literature, ALA-affiliated)


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