The Girl Who Could Silence the Wind by Meg Medina

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Sonia's entire village believes she has a gift, but it's only in leaving home that she finds out who she truly is. A compelling tale from a rich new voice in young adult fiction.
 

About Meg Medina

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Meg Medina is the author of Tía Isa Wants a Car, illustrated by Claudio Muñoz. The daughter of Cuban immigrants, she grew up in Queens, New York, and now lives in Richmond, Virginia.
 
Published March 13, 2012 by Candlewick. 257 pages
Genres: Romance, Young Adult, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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When her prayers fail to save the life of young village boy, Sonia questions her supposed gifts.

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Publishers Weekly

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Sonia Ocampo, born in a storm, is believed by her fellow villagers in an unnamed Latin American country to be a prophet from God.

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New York Journal of Books

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“The plot of The Girl Who Could Silence the Wind is highly plausible, with down-to-earth characters and situations highlighting how a young woman learns to find her place and happiness in her world.”

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Sonia turns to the only person she can for help: her dear friend, Pancho, the poor orphan who dreams of becoming a poet and storyteller, and also secretly dreams of Sonia.

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