Kid Lit Giveaways


We’re giving away five copies of Falling Short by Ernesto Cisneros to five lucky Riot readers!

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Ernesto Cisneros, Pura Belpré Award-winning author of Efrén Divided, is back with a new novel about friendship, middle school, and masculinity!

Isaac and Marco already know sixth grade is going to change their lives. But it won’t change things at home—not without each other’s help.

This year, star basketball player Isaac plans on finally keeping up with his schoolwork. Better grades will surely stop Isaac’s parents from arguing all the time. Meanwhile, straight-A Marco vows on finally winning his father’s approval by earning a spot on the school’s basketball team.

Can the two boys keep each other from falling short?