DUNA. DIARIO DE UN VERANO
(Babulinka Books, 2015)
Illustrated by: Ferran Orta
12th Atrapallibres Award Finalist
Original: Duna. Diari d’un estiu
Literary style: narrative
Language: catalan, spanish
Tags: transsexuality, grief, family, writing, friendship, empathy
Recommended for: junior school, secondary school
Hello. My name is Duna and this is my summer diary. I’m with my two sisters at my grandfather’s house, a bastard. My mother has left us lying in this white and blue village in front of the sea and the school teacher has made it my duty to write down everything that happens to me before entering high school. I won’t deny it, it looked like it’d be the most boring summer of my life. Now, however, between the baliga-balaga gang, my grandfather’s secrets, and a super interesting guy I met in the woods, it seems like things are getting better. All indications are that this will be a special summer of discoveries for those who are growing up.
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