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Red Glass
by Laura Resau


Overview - "A captivating read."-- School Library Journal , Starred
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.
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Overview
"A captivating read."--School Library Journal, Starred
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
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School Library Journal Best Book
A Richie's Pick

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780440240259
  • ISBN-10: 0440240255
  • Publisher: Delacorte Press
  • Publish Date: May 2009
  • Page Count: 275
  • Reading Level: Ages 12-UP

Series: Readers Circle (Delacorte)

Related Categories

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

 
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