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We were here [electronic resource]. Matt De La PeÑA.

De La PeÑA, Matt. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780375893834 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2009.

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Summary, etc.: Newbery Award-winning author Matt de la Peña's We Were Here is a "fast, funny, smart, and heartbreaking" novel [Booklist]. When it happened, Miguel was sent to Juvi. The judge gave him a year in a group home--said he had to write in a journal so some counselor could try to figure out how he thinks. The judge had no idea that he actually did Miguel a favor. Ever since it happened, his mom can't even look at him in the face. Any home besides his would be a better place to live. But Miguel didn't bet on meeting Rondell or Mong or on any of what happened after they broke out. He only thought about Mexico and getting to the border to where he could start over. Forget his mom. Forget his brother. Forget himself. Life usually doesn' t work out how you think it will, though. And most of the time, running away is the quickest path right back to what you're running from. From the streets of Stockton to the beaches of...
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 7 - Text Difficulty 12
UG/Upper grades (9th-12)
5 ATOS Level
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Delacorte Press, 2009. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2490 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Young Adult Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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