Marcia Argueta Mickelson, Where I Belong

author photoMarcia (Mar-sha) Argueta Mickelson was born in Guatemala to Corina and Jose Argueta. When Marcia was an infant, her family immigrated to the United States. She attended high school in New Jersey and then graduated from Brigham Young University with a BA in American Studies. She is the author of YA novels, The Huaca and Where I Belong, along with 3 women’s fiction novels. She is also an elementary school teacher, currently teaching and loving fourth grade. She lives in Texas with her husband, three sons, and two dogs. Marcia is represented by the Kathryn Green Literary Agency. Marcia’s book, Where I Belong, won a Pura Belpré honor.

Where I Belong

In the spring of 2018, Guatemalan American high school senior Milagros “Millie” Vargas knows her life is about to change. Faced with journalists, trolls, and anonymous threats, Millie must confront the complexity of her past, the uncertainty of her future, and her place in the country that she believed was home.

Event date: 
Saturday, May 28, 2022 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
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306 Pearl Parkway
Suite 106
San Antonio, TX 78215
Where I Belong By Marcia Argueta Mickelson Cover Image
ISBN: 9781541597976
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Carolrhoda Lab (R) - September 7th, 2021

An immigrant teen fights for her family, her future, and the place she calls home.

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