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Book Review: The Education of Margot Sanchez by Lilliam Rivera

Title: The Education of Margot Sanchez Author: Lilliam Rivera Publisher: Simon & Schuster Year: 2017 Ages: YA
Margot Sanchez has to spend the summer working at her parents’ local supermarket because she charged six hundred dollars to her father’s credit card. Margot is a new student at a prestigious preparatory school, Somerset Prep, and has been struggling to fit in. She became friends with Serene and Camille, who according to Margot, are high in the popularity and social ladder. Going to a beach party in the Hamptons at the end of the summer is Margot’s primary goal. She believes it will help her social standing at school and will get her close to Nick. However, the relationship she develops with Moises, a community activist who fights against gentrification in the Bronx, could get in the way of her plan. While Margot works on maintaining a social standing, she learns family secrets that put her world upside down.
The Education of Margot Sanchez is Lilliam Rivera’s acclaimed debut nov…

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