“There’s a name for this feeling: Stories/Hay un nombre para lo que siento: Cuentos” Diane Gonzales Betrand

Rated 4 stars **** Piñata Books (Arte Público Press) 72 p. (Includes “Ideas for Conversation,” and “Ideas for Writing”)

TheresANameForThisFeelingIn these 10 short stories, readers are introduced to various characters trying to find their way through circumstances life has thrown at them.

These stories span the range of teen feelings and, though short, are ones to which readers will be able to relate. There is an emotion and a story for every reader, making “There’s a name for this feeling” an excellent choice for your reluctant reader as well as for any tween or teen.

Recommended for readers aged 12-16.

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Author: Mrs. Mac

As a School Librarian, I was Co-Chair of REFORMA's (The National Association to Promote Library Services to the Latinos and Spanish Speaking) CAYASC (Children & Young Adult Services Committee) for 2 yrs. As Co-Chair, I was in charge of all things YA. I have been a member of YALSA (Young Adult Library Services Association) for many years, and have worked as a school librarian for many years. When I'm not blogging, I like to read, run, race and sing - not necessarily in that order. My blog reviews books I enjoyed (or didn't enjoy), which leaves you to ask yourself "Should I Read it or Not?"

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