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Author: Alexandra Diaz
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Twelve-year-old Jaime makes the treacherous journey from his home in Guatemala to his older brother in New Mexico after his cousin is murdered by a drug cartel"--
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexandra Diaz
ISBN: 9781481457507 1481457500
OCLC Number: 939707261
Notes: "A Paula Wiseman Book."
Awards: 2017 American Library Association Notable Children's Books; 2017 Pura Belpre Award honor.
Target Audience: Ages 8-12.
Description: 308, 3 unnumberd pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Alexandra Diaz.

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"Twelve-year-old Jaime makes the treacherous journey from his home in Guatemala to his older brother in New Mexico after his cousin is murdered by a drug cartel"--
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Jaime's first person perspective enables readers to begin to comprehend the realities of undocumented youth immigration, its underlying causes, and the sacrifices and hardships made to reach safety Read more...

 
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