My Brigadista Year – Katherine Paterson

my brigadista yearMy Brigadista Year by Katherine Paterson

My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars
Received: Publisher
First Published: October 10th, 2017
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Recommended Age: 8+
Pacing: Slow
Genres & Themes: Middle Grade, Historical Fiction, Cuba


In an engrossing historical novel, the Newbery Medal-winning author of Bridge to Terabithia follows a young Cuban teenager as she volunteers for Fidel Castro’s national literacy campaign and travels into the impoverished countryside to teach others how to read. Continue reading