Grow Up, Luchy Zapata


Sophia Jimenez at Atheneum has acquired Grow Up, Luchy Zapata by Alexandra Alessandri (The Enchanted Life of Valentina Mejía). Eleven-year-old Luchy Zapata’s middle school dreams go up in a poof of glitter when her BFF returns from a summer in Colombia and ditches her for the cool kids, leaving Luchy to figure out who she is and where she belongs. Publication is planned for summer 2024; Deborah Warren at East/West Literary sold world rights.