Running, Hardback Book

Running Hardback

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When fifteen-year-old Cuban American Mariana Ruiz's fatherruns for president, Mari starts to see him with new eyes. A novel about waking up and standing up, and what happens when you stop seeing your dad as your herowhile the whole country is watching.

In this authentic, humorous, and gorgeously written debut novel about privacy, waking up, and speaking up, Senator Anthony Ruiz is running for president. Throughout his successful political career he has always had his daughter's vote, but a presidential campaign brings a whole new levelof scrutiny to sheltered fifteen-year-old Mariana and the rest of her Cuban American family, from a 60 Minutesstyle tour of their house to tabloids doctoring photos and inventing scandals.As tensions rise within the Ruiz family, Mari begins to learn about the details of her father's political positions, and she realizes that her father is not the man she thought he was.

But how do you find your voice when everyone's watching? When it means disagreeing with your fatherpublicly? What do you do when yourdad stops being your hero?Will Mari get a chance to confront her father? If she does, will she have the courage to seize it?

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