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  • ISBN: 9780062882769
  • ISBN: 0062882767
  • Physical Description: 417 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Harper Teen, [2020]

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Summary, etc.:
"Camino Rios lives for the summers when her father visits her in the Dominican Republic. But this time, on the day when his plane is supposed to land, Camino arrives at the airport to see crowds of crying people ... In New York City, Yahaira Rios is called to the principal's office, where her mother is waiting to tell her that her father, her hero, has died in a plane crash. Separated by distance -- and Papi's secrets -- the two girls are forced to face a new reality in which their father is dead and their lives are forever altered. And then, when it seems like they've lost everything of their father, they learn of each other. Papi's death uncovers all the painful truths he kept hidden, and the love he divided across the ocean. And now Yahaira and Camino are both left to grapple with what a new sister means to them and what it take to keep their dreams alive. In a novel in verse tht brims with both grief and love, award-winning and bestseller author Elizabeth Acevedo writes about the devastation of loss, the difficulty of forgiveness, and the bittersweet bonds that shape our lives."--Publisher's description.
Target Audience Note:
Grade 9-up.
Awards Note:
Boston Globe - Horn Book Honor Award, 2020
Subject: Aircraft accidents > Juvenile fiction.
Sisters > Juvenile fiction.
Families > Juvenile fiction.
Grief > Juvenile fiction.
Parents > Death > Juvenile fiction.
Aircraft accidents > Fiction.
Sisters > Fiction.
Family life > Fiction.
Grief > Fiction.
Parents > Death > Fiction.
Novels in verse.
YOUNG ADULT FICTION > Novels in Verse.
YOUNG ADULT FICTION > Social Themes > Death, Grief, Bereavement.
YOUNG ADULT FICTION > People & Places > United States > Hispanic & Latino.
Aircraft accidents.
Parents > Death.
Death > Fiction.
Father-daughter relationship > Fiction.
Secrecy > Fiction.
Sisters > Fiction.
Dominican Americans > Fiction.
Dominican Republic > Fiction.
New York (N.Y.) > Fiction.
Genre: Young adult fiction.
Juvenile works.
Young adult works.
Domestic fiction.
Juvenile works.
Novels in verse.
Domestic fiction.
Young adult fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Novels in verse.