Oksana, Behave! by Maria Kuznetsova
When we first meet Oksana, she's in elementary school, having recently come from Ukraine. She's trying to fit in, trying to behave, but it's not that easy. The novel takes us from her childhood through to her adult life, showing us the pains of growing up. With a fresh voice and a protagonist you can't help but root for, Oksana, Behave! is a coming-of-age novel that is funny and sad and wonderful.
Release date: March 19