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Furia / Yamile Saied Méndez.

Record details

  • ISBN: 1616209917
  • ISBN: 9781616209919
  • ISBN: 9781643751894 : PAP
  • ISBN: 1643751891 : PAP
  • ISBN: 9781616209919
  • ISBN: 1616209917
  • ISBN: 1643751891
  • ISBN: 9781643751894
  • Physical Description: 357 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Young Readers, an imprint of Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2020.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Reese's YA book club"--Book jacket.
Summary, etc.:
Seventeen-year-old Camila Hassan, a rising soccer star in Rosario, Argentina, dreams of playing professionally, in defiance of her fathers' wishes and at the risk of her budding romance with Diego.
In Rosario, Argentina, Camila Hassan leads a double life. At home, she is a careful daughter, living within her mother's narrow expectations, in the shadow of her soccer-star brother, and under the abusive rule of her short-tempered father. On the field, she is La Furia, a powerhouse of skill and talent. When her team qualifies for the South American tournament, Camila gets the chance to see just how far those talents can take her. But the path ahead isn't easy. Her parents would never allow a girl to play fútbol, and she needs their permission to go any farther. And the boy she once loved is back in town. Since he left, Diego has become an international fútbol celebrity, but things have changed for Camila, too: she has her own passions and ambitions, and Furia cannot be denied. As her life becomes more complicated, Camila is forced to face her secrets and make her way in a world unprepared for the dreams of a girl like her. Furia is an achingly real and powerfully told story about family, identity, first love, and--of course--fútbol. It will resonate with anyone who has been told she can't have it all--especially those who have gone out to get it anyway. -- From dust jacket.
Target Audience Note:
Ages ages 12 and up. Algonquin Young Readers.
Grades 7-9. Algonquin Young Readers.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader UG 4.9 11.
Awards Note:
Nutmeg Award Nominee, High School, 2023.
Pura Belpré Young Adult Author Award, 2021
Américas Award honorable mention, 2021
Subject: Soccer players > Juvenile fiction.
Dating (Social customs) > Juvenile fiction.
Sexism > Juvenile fiction.
Families > Argentina > Juvenile fiction.
Argentina > Juvenile fiction.
Young adult fiction.
Soccer > Fiction.
Dating (Social customs) > Fiction.
Sexism > Fiction.
Family life > Argentina > Fiction.
Argentina > Fiction.
Genre: Young adult fiction.
Young adult fiction.
Sports fiction.

Available copies

  • 54 of 66 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Salem Free Public Library.


  • 0 current holds with 66 total copies.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Salem Free Public Library YFIC MEN (Text) 33640143788788 Young Adult New Material Available -

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