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An uninterrupted view of the sky / Melanie Crowder.

Crowder, Melanie, (author.).

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  • 16 of 19 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Jay Co PL - Portland YF CROWD (Text) 76383000452472 Youth New Shelf, F Checked out 11/22/2017
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780399169007
  • ISBN: 0399169008
  • Physical Description: 289 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Philomel Books, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes excerpt from the author's book, Audacity (pages [292]-[295]).
Summary, etc.: It's 1999 in Bolivia and Francisco's life consists of school, soccer, and trying to find space for himself in his family's cramped yet boisterous home. But when his father is arrested on false charges and sent to prison by a corrupt system that targets the uneducated, the poor, and the indigenous majority, Francisco and his sister are left with no choice: They must move into prison with their father. There, they find a world unlike anything they've ever known, where everything—a door, a mattress, protection from other inmates—has its price. Prison life is dirty, dire, and dehumanizing. With their lives upended, Francisco faces an impossible decision: Break up the family and take his sister to their grandparents in the Andean highlands, fleeing the city and the future within his grasp, or remain together in the increasingly dangerous prison. Pulled between two undesirable options, Francisco must confront everything he once believed about the world and his place within it. In this heart-wrenching novel, Melanie Crowder sheds light on a little-known era of modern South American history—where injustice still looms large—and proves that hope can be found, even in the most desperate places.
Target Audience Note: Teen (Age 12-14).
Grade 7-9.
HL 770 Lexile.
Study Program Information Note: Accelerated Reader AR MG+ 5.0 8.0 189203.
Subject: Prisons > Juvenile fiction.
Political corruption. > Juvenile fiction.
Family life > Bolivia > Juvenile fiction.
Aymara Indians > Juvenile fiction.
Indians of South America > Juvenile fiction.
Bolivia > History > 20th century > Juvenile fiction.
YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Family / General.
YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Law & Crime.
YOUNG ADULT FICTION / School & Education / General.
Genre: Young adult fiction.

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