Sonia is a miner’s daughter in Tres Montes. Born under the most unusual circumstances, she’s believed to have special powers to heal and save But what if it’s all a lie? What is she willing to risk in order to have a future on her own terms?
About the Book
“This multilayered debut novel is particularly successful in presenting the complexities of Sonia’s thoughts as she tries to understand her identity and her social role. As the town mystic, she never allowed herself to consider the possibility of a future of her choosing, and her experience in the city finally allows her to dream.”
– Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books
“Meg Medina creates a clear role for each of her characters, and the descriptions of life in Tres Montes immerse readers in the villagers’ daily rhythm. Sonia’s satisfying story of self-discovery combines friendship, family, love and adventure. A book for those fond of alluring storytelling.”
– Shelf Awareness
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