REVIEW: Allie, First at Last

What if it felt like everyone in your family was a winner except you? Allie Velasco, the protagonist of Allie, First at Last by Angela Cervantes, comes from an exceptional family–and now it’s time for her to prove herself, too. This Middle Grade Fiction nominee was reviewed by Round 1 judge (and Cybils veteran) Sarah Sammis of the blog Puss Reboots earlier this month:

“While Allie’s family is a multigenerational Mexican-American family, Victor and his family are immigrants. It is through Victor’s story and his struggles to improve himself and to make his mother proud, that Allie begins to better understand her bisabuelo’s experience.”

Read the full review here.