Coupon
Red Glass
by Laura Resau


Overview -

With a dazzling and thoughtful voice, this critically acclaimed novel deals directly with the challenges and dangers of immigration, exploring the ties that bind us together in an age when issues threaten to divide us.

One night Sophie and her parents are called to a hospital where Pedro, a six-year-old Mexican boy, is recovering from dehydration.  Read more...


 
In Stock.

FREE Shipping for Club Members
 
> Check In-Store Availability

In-Store pricing may vary

 
 
New & Used Marketplace 44 copies from $3.12
 
Download

This item is available only to U.S. billing addresses.
 
 
 

More About Red Glass by Laura Resau
 
 
 
Overview

With a dazzling and thoughtful voice, this critically acclaimed novel deals directly with the challenges and dangers of immigration, exploring the ties that bind us together in an age when issues threaten to divide us.

One night Sophie and her parents are called to a hospital where Pedro, a six-year-old Mexican boy, is recovering from dehydration. Crossing the border into Arizona with a group of Mexicans and a coyote, or guide, Pedro and his parents faced such harsh conditions that the boy is the only survivor. Pedro comes to live with Sophie, her parents, and Sophie's Aunt Dika, a refugee of the war in Bosnia.

Sophie loves Pedro--her Principito, or Little Prince. But after a year, Pedro's surviving family in Mexico makes contact, and Sophie, Dika, Dika's new boyfriend, and his son must travel with Pedro to his hometown so that he can make a heartwrenching decision.


An IRA Award Winner
An Americas Award Honor Book
An ALA-YALSA Best Book for Young Adults
A Colorado Book Award Winner
A Cybil Award Finalist
A School Library Journal Best Book

An Oprah's Kids' Reading List Selection
A CCBC Choice List Selection
A Richie's Pick


★ "A captivating read."--School Library Journal, Starred Review

★ "The vivid characters, the fine imagery, and the satisfying story arc make this a rewarding novel." -Booklist, Starred Review

★ "The prose captivates from the first chapter ... a vibrant, large-hearted story." -Publishers Weekly, Starred Review


 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780440240259
  • ISBN-10: 0440240255
  • Publisher: Delacorte Press
  • Publish Date: May 2009
  • Page Count: 275
  • Reading Level: Ages 12-UP
  • Dimensions: 8.04 x 5.18 x 0.68 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.7 pounds

Series: Readers Circle (Delacorte)

Related Categories

Books > Young Adult Fiction > People & Places - Mexico
Books > Young Adult Fiction > Social Themes - Emigration & Immigration
Books > Young Adult Fiction > Family - Orphans & Foster Homes

 
BAM Customer Reviews