Nomination: Juliet Takes a Breath

Rivera, Gabby. Juliet Takes a Breath. 2016. 266p. Riverdale Avenue Books, $19.99 (978-1-62601-251-6). Gr.10-up.

After coming out to her Puerto Rican  family, Juliet Milagros Palante is leaving the Bronx for the summer to intern with white feminist author Harlowe Brisbane in Portland, Oregon. During this one summer, Juliet truly comes of age as she explores the intersections of her feminist identity.

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