Abuela, Don't Forget Me

Rex Ogle


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Abuela, Don't Forget Me by Ogle, Rex
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In his award-winning memoir Free Lunch, Rex Ogle's abuela features as a source of love and support. In this companion-in-verse, Rex captures and celebrates the powerful presence a woman he could always count on--to give him warm hugs and ear kisses, to teach him precious words in Spanish, to bring him to the library where he could take out as many books as he wanted, and to offer safety when darkness closed in. Throughout a coming of age marked by violence and dysfunction, Abuela's red-brick house in Abilene, Texas, offered Rex the possibility of home, and Abuela herself the possibility for a better life.

Abuela, Don't Forget Me is a lyrical portrait of the transformative and towering woman who believed in Rex even when he didn't yet know how to believe in himself.

Publisher: Norton Young Readers
Published: 09/06/2022
Pages: 208
Weight: 0.79lbs
Size: 8.59h x 5.78w x 0.78d
ISBN: 9781324019954
Age: Young Adult

Award: Yalsa Award for Excellence in Non-Fiction for Young Adults - Finalist

Review Citation(s):
Kirkus Reviews 07/01/2022
Publishers Weekly 08/15/2022
Booklist 08/01/2022 pg. 45
School Library Journal 10/01/2022 pg. 102