Water In May

Water In May

by Ismee Willaims

Fifteen-year-old Mari Pujols believes that the baby she’s carrying will finally mean she’ll have a family member who will love her deeply and won’t ever leave her—not like her mama, who took off when she was eight; or her papi, who’s in jail; or her abuela, who wants as little to do with her as possible. But when doctors discover a potentially fatal heart defect in the fetus, Mari faces choices she never could have imagined.

Surrounded by her loyal girl crew, her off-and-on boyfriend, and an extraordinary doctor, Mari navigates a decision that could emotionally cripple the bravest of women. But both Mari and the broken-hearted baby inside her are fighters; and it doesn’t take long to discover that this sick baby has the strength heal an entire family.


Ages: 13-up
ISBN: 9781419725395
Price: $17.99
Published by: Abrams Books for Young Readers, Amulet Books, Abrams Appleseed

More

  • Spin the Dawn
  • Along the Tapajós
  • Geeky F@b Five Volume 1: It’s Not Rocket Science
  • Jasmine Green Rescues: A Piglet Called Truffle
  • The Many Faces of Josephine Baker
  • Gabi, A Girl In Pieces
  • Juniper Kai: Super Spy
  • Double Victory
  • Astro Girl
  • Gabi, A Girl In Pieces
  • Race to the Sun
  • Yara’s Tawari Tree
  • Pippa’s Night Parade
  • Jaya and Rasa: A Love Story
  • Full Disclosure
  • Love from Anna Hibiscus!
  • Sanity & Tallulah: Field Trip
  • A Thousand Fires
  • PET
  • Pájaro Verde
Back to Top