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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Forsyth Central YA Sanchez, Jenny Torres (Text) 0112522905754 Young Adult Fiction Available -
Lewisville Branch YA Sanchez, Jenny Torres (Text) 0112522905745 Young Adult Fiction Available -
Bailey Public Library YA TORRES (Text) 37807000023259 Young Adult Fiction Available -
Cleveland County Main Library YA SAN (Text) 22281500144987 Young Adult Fiction Available -
Eden Library YA Fic (Text) 31554010588142 Young Adult Fiction Available -
Edneyville Branch SAN (Text) 33258009860433 Young Adult Fiction Available -
Fairview Library YA TOR (Text) 0020512653500 Young Adult Fiction Available -
Farmville Public Library YA F SAN (Text) 23900000025558 Young Adult Fiction Checked out 01/20/2021
Granite Falls Branch YA TORRES SANCHEZ Jenny (Text) 50669012491438 Young Adult Fiction Available -
Hampton B. Allen Library YA FIC TORRES SANCHEZ (Text) 18198000680720 Young Adult Fiction Available -
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  • ISBN: 9781984812261
  • ISBN: 1984812262
  • Physical Description: print
    348 pages : map ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Philomel Books, [2020]

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Summary, etc.: Pulga has his dreams. Chico has his grief. Pequeña has her pride. And these three teens have one another. But, none of them have illusions about the town they've grown up in and the dangers that surround them. Even with the love of family, threats lurk around every corner. And when those threats become all too real, the trio knows they have no choice but to run: from their country, from their families, from their beloved home. Crossing from Guatemala through Mexico, they follow the route of La Bestia, the perilous train system that might deliver them to a better life -- if they are lucky enough to survive the journey. With nothing but the bags on their backs and desperation drumming through their hearts, Pulga, Chico, and Pequeña know there is no turning back, despite the unknown that awaits them. And the darkness that seems to follow wherever they go.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 12 up Philomel Books
Grades 10-12 Philomel Books
Subject: U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Fiction
Refugees Fiction
Emigration and immigration Fiction
Immigrants Fiction
Guatemalans United States Fiction
Guatemala Fiction
Mexico Fiction
Genre: Young adult fiction.
Young adult fiction.
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