Nomination: American Gypsy

Marafioti, Oksana. American Gypsy. 2012. 384 p. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, $16.00. (978-0-3741-0407-8). Gr. 9 and up. [kpr]

Even though Oksana’s parents left the Soviet Union to provide better opportunities for their daughters, her father still insists she agree to an arranged marriage with a Roma man.

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