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The Last Cuentista

By Michael Berry, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Girl preserves history on new planet in fresh sci-fi twist.

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Storytelling can change the world, and this intriguing interstellar science fiction adventure explores the perils of colonizing another planet. Author Donna Barba Higuera delivers a new twist on a sci-fi staple, the generational spaceship. The antagonists are one-note members of a cult, but they're villainous in an interesting way. Petra is a highly sympathetic main character -- brave, compassionate, and resourceful -- working to save her family and their Latino history.

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