Mae Respicio

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Mae Respicio grew up in Northern California and like the main character in her debut middle grade novel, spent many childhood summers dancing in a Filipino folk dance troupe. Mae is a past recipient of a PEN Center USA Emerging Voices Fellowship. She's been a writer-in-residence at Hedgebrook and Atlantic Center for the Arts and has published a variety of musings on parenthood. She lives with her family in the San Francisco Bay Area, not far from the ocean and the redwoods. Visit her online at www.maerespicio.com

Average rating: 4.07 · 260 ratings · 91 reviews · 3 distinct works
The House That Lou Built

4.06 avg rating — 258 ratings — published 2018 — 6 editions
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Beach Season

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — expected publication 2020
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Filipinos in Los Angeles

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it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2007 — 2 editions
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The Prophet Calls by Melanie Sumrow
The Prophet Calls
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A powerful book with a strong female character discovering her place in this world. Can't wait to read more from Melanie Sumrow.
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Takedown by Laura Shovan
Takedown
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LOVED this book! It was a fun and realistic portrayal of middle grade friendships and family dynamics, and I especially appreciated the portrayal strong, smart Mikayla. This is a strong girl book for all readers!
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The Three Rules of Everyday Magic by Amanda Rawson Hill
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I loved this moving and beautiful book! It took me right back to the complexity, heartbreak and hope of middle school friendships. Loved the realistic and nuanced relationships, especially between Kate and her grandmother. A wonderful debut!
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Everlasting Nora by Marie Miranda Cruz
Everlasting Nora
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I absolutely loved this moving and gorgeous book. It realistically dealt w/tough themes of poverty and homelessness and still offered an uplifting message about family and perseverance. I remember visiting the Philippines as a kid and first learning ...more
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Everlasting Nora by Marie Miranda Cruz
Everlasting Nora
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I absolutely loved this moving and gorgeous book. It realistically dealt w/tough themes of poverty and homelessness and still offered an uplifting message about family and perseverance. I remember visiting the Philippines as a kid and first learning ...more
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Takedown by Laura Shovan
Takedown
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LOVED this book! It was a fun and realistic portrayal of middle grade friendships and family dynamics, and I especially appreciated the portrayal strong, smart Mikayla. This is a strong girl book for all readers!
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The House That Lou Built by Mae Respicio
The House That Lou Built
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Just Under the Clouds by Melissa Sarno
Just Under the Clouds
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Every Shiny Thing by Cordelia Jensen
Every Shiny Thing
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A wonderfully compelling and layered book about friendship and family dynamics. The characters were realistic and believable and I loved the alternating verse/prose.
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Every Shiny Thing by Cordelia Jensen
Every Shiny Thing
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A wonderfully compelling and layered book about friendship and family dynamics. The characters were realistic and believable and I loved the alternating verse/prose.
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