epub | 4.04 MB | English | Isbn:B07Z45PX5Y | Author: Alexandra Diaz | PAge: 333 | Year: 2020
"With every chapter, readers will be further immersed in Santiago’s story as they root for his triumph over injustice." –Booklist (starred review)
"With unflinching conviction, Diaz sketches a frank, brief account of refugee youth in an uncaring bureaucratic system." –Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
A young boy gets detained by ICE while crossing the border from Mexico to the United States in this timely and unflinching novel by award-winning author Alexandra Diaz.
The bed creaks under Santiago’s shivering body. They say a person’s life flashes by before dying. But it’s not his whole life. Just the events that led to this. The important ones, and the ones Santiago would rather forget.
The coins in Santiago’s hand are meant for the bus fare back to his abusive abuela‘s house. Except he refuses to return; he won’t be missed. His future is uncertain until he meets the kind, maternal María…
Category:Children’s Mexico Books, Children’s Explore the World Fiction, Children’s Survival Story eBooks