The Moon Within




      The Moon Within
Celi Rivera s life swirls with questions About her changing body Her first attraction to a boy And her best friend s exploration of what it means to be genderfluid.But most of all, her mother s insistence she have a moon ceremony when her first period arrives It s an ancestral Mexica ritual that Mima and her community have reclaimed, but Celi promises she will NOT be participating Can she find the power within herself to take a stand for who she wants to be A dazzling story told with the sensitivity, humor, and brilliant verse of debut talent Aida Salazar. Download The Moon Within Author Aida Salazar – bluevapours.co.uk

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      The Moon Within
 By Aida Salazar IBN :  Format : Hardcover – bluevapours.co.uk
  • Hardcover
  • 240 pages
  • The Moon Within
  • Aida Salazar
  • 24 November 2018

10 thoughts on “ The Moon Within

  1. David says:

    A beautiful, touching, powerful, important novel in verse As the parent of a queer daughter who struggled with her own physical transformation, I would have loved to have had this book for her Parents, young girls, and xochihuah everywhere ...

  2. Yamile Méndez says:

    I had the privilege of reading this story still in manuscript form and I m overcome by admiration, love, and Hope This is such a needed story that will bless kids lives forever I love it and I can t wait for it to be out in the world

  3. Alicia (A Kernel of Nonsense) says:

    I received an ARC copy of this book from the publisher which does not influence my review The Moon Within, Aida Salazar s middle grade debut, is a novel I wish I could gift my eleven year old self Celi is on the brink of turning twelve and she, along with the world around her, is changing faster than she can keep track of Her body is already changing and with it, the promise of a period Not something she is looking forward to, especially with her mom s recent interest in their Mexica herit I received an ARC copy of this book from the publisher which does not influence my review The Moon Within, Aida Salazar s middle grade debut, is a novel I wish I could gift my eleven year old self Celi is on the brink of turning twelve and she, along with the world around her, is changing faster than she can keep track of Her body is already changing and with it, the promise of a period Not something she is looking forward to, especially with her mom s recent interest in their Mexica heritage For Celi, this means a moon ceremony to c...

  4. NoNieqa Ramos says:

    A sacred celebratory text that grants every child the right to safe passage in their journey of self discovery The ancestors smile on this work Buying a class set ASAP.

  5. Neville Longbottom says:

    3.5 The Moon Within is a touching middle grade story about a young girl, Celi Rivera, as she adjusts to her changing body, gets a crush on a boy, and learns what it means to be supportive to her genderfluid best friend On top of all of this Celi s mom wants to have a moon ceremony when her first period arrives But Celi is adamant that she doesn t want to ...

  6. Rachel Rickard says:

    There is so much to love about this coming of age verse novel, including its excellent author s note that calls readers to thoughtfully engage with the book s subject matter Though I found some poems to be less effective than others, The Moon Within is, as a whole, beautifully written, and I was especially impressed by the ways in which Salazar writes about colonialism and reclamation of indigenous rituals and beliefs for a middle grade audience This book trusts child readers so much, and that There is so much to love about this coming of age verse novel, including its excellent author s note that calls readers to thoughtfully engage with the book s subject matter Though I found some poems to be less effective than others, The Moon Within is, as a whole, beautifully written, and I was especially impressed by the ways in which Salazar writes about colonialism and reclamation of indigenous rituals and bel...

  7. Adriana (SaltyBadgerBooks) says:

    This was such a great book in body, self love, friendship, family, community, and acceptance There is so much to say and learn from this book It s written in verse making it a fast read, but it was amazing The way she describes the dancing and music, to the way she taps into Celi s inner conflicts.

  8. Carolina says:

    this was so stunning, i could cry this is the book i needed as a preteen.actual rating 4.5 5 stars

  9. Jessica says:

    As a mother of daughters, this book has me rejoicing As a mother who has a heart for genderfluid and transgender children, this book has me crying So beautiful I will be buying multiple copies to gift.

  10. Kathie says:

    ALL THE STARS Thank you to the author and the publisher for sending me an ARC of this book It was one of my most anticipated middle grade books of 2019, and although its early in the year, I have a hard time believing it won t be on a list of my very favorites at the end of the year.Celi is at the age where her body is starting to develop into that of a young woman Her mother is so excited about these changes, and proudly points them out to the family, but Celi is mortified She wants noth ALL THE STARS Thank you to the author and the publisher for sending me an ARC of this book It was one of my most anticipated middle grade books of 2019, and although its early in the year, I have a hard time believing it won t be on a list of my very favorites at the end of the year.Celi is at the age where her body is starting to develop into that of a young woman Her mother is so excited about these changes, and proudly points them out to the family, but Celi is mortified She wants nothing to do with the ancient Mexica moon ceremony that her mother wants to plan when she gets her first period She only wants to dance while her best friend, Magda, drums beside her, and put off the inevitable as long as possible But changes are happening whether she likes it or not, and they include attention from a boy, and her relationship with her best friend Celi is faced with choices that have an impact on life as she knows it, and how sh...

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