¡Ay, Mija! by Christine Suggs

¡Ay, Mija!

Christine Suggs

322 pages first pub 2023 (editions)

nonfiction graphic novel memoir emotional lighthearted reflective fast-paced


Sixteen-year-old Christine takes their first solo trip to Mexico to spend a few weeks with their grandparents and tía. At first, Christine struggles to connect with family they don’t yet share a language with. Seeing the places their mom grew up—t...

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reflective 71%
lighthearted 67%
emotional 52%
hopeful 52%
funny 41%
informative 32%
inspiring 28%
adventurous 19%
relaxing 17%
challenging 4%
sad 2%


medium 47%
fast 42%
slow 9%

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