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Dear Haiti, Love Alaine

By Barbara Saunders, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Teen seeks to end family curse in hilarious, moving tale.

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This hilarious and moving book is a page turner. Written by sisters Maika Moulite and Maritza Moulite, Dear Haiti, Love Alaine has three great strengths. First, the narrator's voice is extremely compelling. She's a believable precocious teen. Readers can't help but root for her. Second, the language is original and strong. Finally, the novel provides a lot of laughs that come from a deep sense of humor, not just funny lines or scenes. The end is very satisfying and ties up ends the reader might not even realize were loose.

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