Drita, My Homegirl

Jenny Lombard

When ten-year-old Drita and her family, refugees from Kosovo, move to New York, Drita is teased about not speaking English well, but after a popular student named Maxine is forced to learn about Kosovo as a punishment for teasing Drita, the two girls soon bond.

My Reflections:
Alternates chapters between Maxine and Drita

ICC 08-09

AR 3.9 4 points