View other formats and editions
- ISBN: 9780375891618 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2009.
After Tyler's father is injured in a tractor accident, his family is forced to hire migrant Mexican workers to help save their Vermont farm from foreclosure. Tyler isn't sure what to make of these workers. Are they undocumented? And what about the three daughters, particularly Mari, the oldest, who is proud of her Mexican heritage but also increasingly connected her American life. Her family lives in constant fear of being discovered by the authorities and sent back to the poverty they left behind in Mexico. Can Tyler and Mari find a way to be friends despite their differences?In a novel full of hope, but no easy answers, Julia Alvarez weaves a beautiful and timely story that will stay with readers long after they finish it.From the Hardcover edition.
|Target Audience Note:||
Text Difficulty 4 - Text Difficulty 5
MG/Middle grades (4th-8th)
5.5 ATOS Level
Electronic reproduction. New York : Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2009. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1551 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2284 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Search for related items by subject
|Subject:||Young Adult Fiction.