INTERMEDIATE FICTION
Meriano, Anna

A Dash of Trouble

(2) 4-6 Love Sugar Magic series. Eleven-year-old Leonora Logroño doesn't get to help in her family's bakery. Leo snoops and discovers all her female family members are brujas, or witches. Impatient Leo doesn't want to wait four years for her initiation, so she experiments on her own, with comical results. First-novelist Meriano creates a believable family whose members sprinkle love, affection, and natural domestic gripes as naturally as they mix Spanish and English.

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