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Before we were free [electronic resource]. Julia Alvarez.

Alvarez, Julia. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780307433176 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: New York : Laurel Leaf, 2007.

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General Note: Title from eBook information screen..
Summary, etc.: Anita de la Torre never questioned her freedom living in the Dominican Republic. But by her 12th birthday in 1960, most of her relatives have emigrated to the United States, her Tío Toni has disappeared without a trace, and the government's secret police terrorize her remaining family because of their suspected opposition of el Trujillo's dictatorship.Using the strength and courage of her family, Anita must overcome her fears and fly to freedom, leaving all that she once knew behind.From renowned author Julia Alvarez comes an unforgettable story about adolescence, perseverance, and one girl's struggle to be free.From the Hardcover edition.
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 4 - Text Difficulty 5
MG/Middle grades (4th-8th)
890 Lexile.
5.6 ATOS Level
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 718 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Young Adult Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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