Alegría Release

Alegría by Emi Wright cover. A white bird flies amongst pink letters of the title. An orange and purple illustration of a multi-story house is in the middle with a path leading to the foreground. Purple and pink birds, insects, and foliage fill the negative space.

Alegría’s family struggles to keep afloat amid secrets as she develops narcolepsy, a sleeping disorder that disrupts her nights and dulls her days. In a fantastical world where dead grandmothers come to visit and witch doctors prescribe waking concoctions, young Alegría discovers the secrets behind her namesake and the imperfections within her family. When the wind blows and the rains come, will she be able to keep her family together?