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The gallery of unfinished girls

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A beautiful and evocative look at identity and creativity, The Gallery of Unfinished Girls is a stunning debut in magical realism. Perfect for fans of The Walls Around Us and Bone Gap. Mercedes Moreno is an artist. At least, she thinks she could be, even though she hasn't been able to paint anything worthwhile in the past year. Her lack of inspiration might be because her abuela is in a coma. Or the fact that Mercedes is in love with her best friend, Victoria, but is too afraid to admit her true feelings. Despite Mercedes's creative block, art starts to show up in unexpected ways. A piano appears on her front lawn one morning, and a mysterious new neighbor invites Mercedes to paint with her at the Red Mangrove Estate. At the Estate, Mercedes can create in ways she hasn't ever before. But Mercedes can't take anything out of the Estate, including her new-found clarity. Mercedes can't live both lives forever, and ultimately she must choose between this perfect world of art and truth and a much messier reality. "A dreamy and subtle work of art, The Gallery of Unfinished Girls explores love, family, and the maddening, magical drive to create art."--Adi Alsaid, author of Let's Get Lost.
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HL: High-Low 780L
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subject_facetArtists -- Fiction
Artists -- Juvenile fiction
Creative ability -- Fiction
Creative ability -- Juvenile fiction
Electronic books
Teenagers -- Fiction
Teenagers -- Juvenile fiction
Young adult fiction
title_displayThe gallery of unfinished girls
title_fullThe Gallery of Unfinished Girls
The gallery of unfinished girls / Lauren Karcz
The gallery of unfinished girls [electronic resource] / Lauren Karcz
title_shortThe gallery of unfinished girls
topic_facetArtists
Creative ability
Electronic books
Fantasy
LGBTQIA+ (Fiction)
Teenagers
Young Adult Fiction