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Press on Lylice:

Time Out New York
Gothamist dot com

Press on Next to Mexico:

"Lylice's enduring compassion for Mexico and sense of moral activism render her an exemplary and very human character." -- Kirkus Reviews

"[Lylice's] passionate, enthusiastic voice and humor help to gather up the many subplots into a happy ending."
-- School Library Journal

"Younger females will enjoy this entertaining story, identifying with both girls and doubtless desiring a sequel."

"The [heavy] issues in the novel are dealt with humorously, but always respectfully, making the reader come away with a feeling of hope and optimism."
-- Children's Literature


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