Burn Baby Burn

By MEDINA, Meg

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School Library Journal

Reviewed on December 1, 2016  |  Best Books 2016

Gr 9 Up—It's the Summer of Sam, and Queens native Nora López, 17, does not want to end up as his latest victim, but as her older brother, Hector, spir...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Starred Review on March 1, 2016

This vividly evoked coming-of-age story is set against actual events in 1977 New York City, when tensions rose throughout a city enduring an oppressive heat wave, culminating in the historic blackout of July 13th. Seventeen-year-old Nora Lopez faces an insecure future after graduation. The very real fear of an at-large serial killer is magnified by the violence at home, where her brother Hector's increasingly volatile behavior is dismissed by her mother as merely hormones. College seems impossible: Nora's mother barely scrapes...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2016

In this vividly evoked coming-of-age story set in 1977 NYC during the oppressive heat wave, seventeen-year-old Nora López faces an insecure ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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