When Lola is accepted to a new school, Mama thinks it’s an excellent opportunity. Lola isn’t so sure, especially since it means changing schools in the middle of the school year! She’ll have to say goodbye to her old school and her old friends. Abuelita tries to convince Lola that she can conquer anything, but can Lola handle a new school all on her own?
Keka Novales grew up in Guatemala City, Guatemala, which is located in Central America. Growing up, she wanted to be a doctor, a vet, a ballerina, an engineer, and a writer. Keka moved several times and changed schools, so she has plenty of experience being the “new kid”. Her grandparents had a vital role in her life. Abuelo was always making jokes, and Abuelita was helping everyone around her. Keka currently lives with her family in Denton, Texas.
Gloria Félix was born and raised in Uruapan, a beautiful, small city in Michoacán, Mexico. Her home is one of her biggest inspirations when it comes to art. Her favorite things to do growing up were drawing, watching cartoons, and eating, which still are some of her favorite things to do. Gloria currently lives and paints in Los Angeles, California.
Interest level: K-2
Reading level: K-2
Part of the ¡Hola, Lola! Series. Others include:
Bad Luck Lola – 9781666337273
Dance of the Feathers – 9781666337280
Guatemalan Summer– 9781666337266
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