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Merci Suárez Changes Gears: 05/20/19
Merci Suárez Changes Gears by Meg Medina is set in Florida. Merci and her brother attend an exclusive school on scholarship and that sets them apart from the other students. At home, their grandfather is starting to exhibit more and more symptoms of dementia.
Then there's a new kid from Minnesota and Merci is paired with him as his mentor. There's jealousy with the popular girl in her grade.
The school and home bits are tied together through Merci's love of bicycling. It's something she and her grandfather share. She's sad to see him losing his ability to ride safely.
Frankly the bits of the book that have stuck with me are the scenes with Merci and her grandfather, and the ones where she is bicycling or working on her bike.