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Cervantes, Angela.
New York : Scholastic, 2016
IL 3-6, RL 4.7

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Born into a family of over-achievers, fifth-grader Allie Velasco has never finished first in anything, and lately things have been going badly: her science project is ruined by a well-meaning student, her former best friend is hanging out with another girl--but now she is determined to win the Trailblazer contest with a photographic presentation about her great grandfather, the first Congressional Medal of Honor winner from their town. (Sunshine State Young Readers Award Books 2017-2018)

SUBJECTS:    Best friends -- Fiction.
                        Contests -- Fiction.
                        Family life -- Fiction.
                        Friendship -- Fiction.
                        Great-grandfathers -- Fiction.
                        Hispanic Americans -- Fiction.
                        Schools -- Fiction.
                        Self-confidence -- Fiction.

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