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Earn Candlewick chocolate, FREE books, and a chance to win a free trip to Wi14 in Albuquerque by blurbing on Edelweiss!


Candlewick appreciates all you do to review the new books you’re excited about – from writing Staff Picks shelftalkers and posting reviews on your store’s website to recommending books on Edelweiss and submitting blurbs to Indie Next. So why not earn yummy chocolate, free books, and a chance to go to Wi14 for the important work you’re already doing?


  • Submit 3 Edelweiss reviews for Candlewick’s Fall '18 frontlist titles and earn a free Candlewick book and yummy Candlewick chocolate
     
  • Submit 5 or more Edelweiss reviews for Candlewick’s Fall '18 frontlist titles and earn a free Candlewick book, yummy Candlewick chocolate, and a chance to win a FREE trip to Winter Institute!


Guidelines and Details

  • Frequent Blurber reviews must be posted to Edelweiss by October 19, 2018

  • For each review, you must remember to click “Submit to Publisher” and “Submit to Indie Next.”

 

ISBN-13: 9780763690496
Merci Suárez Changes Gears
Merci Suarez knew that sixth grade would be different, but she had no idea just how different. For starters, Merci has never been like the other kids at her private school in Florida, because she and her older brother, Roli, are scholarship students. They don’t have a big house or a fancy boat, and they have to do extra community service to make up for their free tuition. So when bossy Edna Santos sets her sights on the new boy who happens to be Merci’s school-assigned Sunshine Buddy, Merci becomes the target of Edna’s jealousy. Things aren't going well at home, either: Merci’s grandfather and most trusted ally, Lolo, has been acting strangely lately — forgetting important things, falling from his bike, and getting angry over nothing. No one in her family will tell Merci what's going on, so she’s left to her own worries, while also feeling all on her own at school. In a coming-of-age tale full of humor and wisdom, award-winning author Meg Medina gets to the heart of the confusion and constant change that defines middle school — and the steadfast connection that defines family.