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Dear Haiti, love Alaine

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"I couldn't put Dear Haiti, Love Alaine down!" --New York Times bestselling author Jasmine Guillory "An enchanting and engrossing novel full of wit and laughter." --Edwidge Danticat, author of Breath, Eyes, Memory "Remarkable, funny, and whip-smart." --Ibi Zoboi, author of American Street, National Book Award finalist "Maika and Maritza Moulite have created quite the masterpiece." --NPR.org "Alaine's sarcastic quips...are worth the price of admission alone." --HYPEBAE "A beautiful story from start to finish." --Buzzfeed Alaine Beauparlant has heard about Haiti all her life... But the stories were always passed down from her dad--and her mom, when she wasn't too busy with her high-profile newscaster gig. But when Alaine's life goes a bit sideways, it's time to finally visit Haiti herself. What she learns about Haiti's proud history as the world's first black republic (with its even prouder people) is one thing, but what she learns about her own family is another. Suddenly, the secrets Alaine's mom has been keeping, including a family curse that has spanned generations, can no longer be avoided. It's a lot to handle, without even mentioning that Alaine is also working for her aunt's nonprofit, which sends underprivileged kids to school and boasts one annoyingly charming intern. But if anyone can do it all...it's Alaine. "Delightful." --Essence magazine "Alaine Beauparlant is YA's new favorite heroine." --Author Nina Moreno for Bustle "Seamlessly blending story lines and allusions to Haiti's history and culture, the authors create an indelible, believable character in Alaine--naive, dynamic, and brutally honest--who stretches and grows as her remarkable, affectingly rendered family relationships do." --Publishers Weekly (starred review) "Sisters Maika and Maritza Moulite deliver a phenomenal coming-of-age story with this stunning novel." --Booklist (starred review) "Enchanting." --Kirkus Reviews Winner of a Parent's Choice Award!
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subject_facetCommunity service (Punishment) -- Fiction
Electronic books
Families -- History -- Fiction
Haiti -- Fiction
Haiti -- Juvenile fiction
Mothers and daughters -- Fiction
Novels
Report writing -- Fiction
Report writing -- Juvenile fiction
Student suspension -- Fiction
Student suspension -- Juvenile fiction
Students -- Fiction
Teenagers -- Fiction
Voluntarism -- Fiction
Young adult fiction
title_displayDear Haiti, love Alaine
title_fullDear Haiti, love Alaine / Maika Moulite and Maritza Moulite
Dear Haiti, love Alaine [electronic resource] / Maika Moulite & Maritza Moulite
title_shortDear Haiti, love Alaine
topic_facetCommunity service (Punishment)
Electronic books
Families
History
Mothers and daughters
Report writing
Student suspension
Students
Teenagers
Voluntarism