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Homer Public Library YA TOR 000161465 Teen Corner -- Fiction Place on copy / volume Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781984812285
  • ISBN: 1984812289
  • Physical Description: 346 pages : map ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2021.

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"Pulga has his dreams. Chico has his grief. Pequęa 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 Pequęa know there is no turning back, despite the unknown that awaits them. And the darkness that seems to follow wherever they go. In this striking portrait of lives torn apart, the plight of migrants at the U.S. southern border is brought to light through poignant, vivid storytelling. An epic journey of danger, resilience, heartache, and hope."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement > Juvenile fiction.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Refugees > Juvenile fiction.
Emigration and immigration > Juvenile fiction.
Immigrants > Juvenile fiction.
Guatemalans > United States > Juvenile fiction.
Emigration and immigration.
Guatemala > Juvenile fiction.
Mexico > Juvenile fiction.
United States.
Genre: Young adult fiction.
Juvenile works.
Social problem fiction.
Young adult works.
Social problem fiction.