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New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle J FLOR (Text) 39231032266278 Children's Fiction Collection Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 292 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2010.

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Summary, etc.:
When unrest hits the streets of Havana, Cuba, Julian's parents must make the heartbreaking decision to send him and his two brothers away to Miami via the Pedro Pan operation. But when the boys get to Miami, they are thrust into a world where bullies seem to run rampant and it's not always clear how best to protect themselves.
Target Audience Note:
Grades 4-7 (School Library Journal)
790 Lexile.
Awards Note:
Pura Belpré Author Honor, 2011
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2011
Subject: Refugees > Juvenile fiction.
Brothers > Juvenile fiction.
Bullying > Juvenile fiction.
Nineteen sixties > Juvenile fiction.
Refugees > Fiction.
Brothers > Fiction.
Bullies > Fiction.
Boys > Fiction.
Parent-separated boys > Fiction.
Boy refugees > Fiction.
Nineteen sixties > Fiction.
Orphanages > Fiction.
Cuba > Juvenile fiction.
Miami (Fla.) > Juvenile fiction.
Cuba > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction > Juvenile.

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