310 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Reading Counts! 4.2.
Twelve-year-old María Luisa O'Neill-Morales (who really prefers to be called Malú) reluctantly moves with her Mexican-American mother to Chicago and starts seventh grade with a bang--violating the dress code with her punk rock aesthetic and spurning the middle school's most popular girl in favor of starting a band with a group of like-minded weirdos.
School Library Journal's Best Books, 2017
Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book, 2018
Horn Book Fanfare List, 2017
Pura Belpré Author Honor, 2018
Américas Award commended title, 2018
Accelerated Reader AR MG 4.5 7 190322.