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  • 8 of 8 copies available at Sage Library System.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Harney County Public Libraries. (Show)
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Summary:

Pulga has his dreams. Chico has his grief. Pequeña 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 Pequeña know there is no turning back, despite the unknown that awaits them. And the darkness that seems to follow wherever they go.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Harney County Library YA TORRE (Text) 37720000615609 New Young Adult Book Branch_Only_3months 06/03/2021 Available -
Cook Memorial Library - La Grande YA Torres Sanchez, J (Text) 35178001866998 Young Adult Book Branch_Only_3months 08/04/2021 Available -
Hermiston Public Library YA TORR (Text) 37838000731109 Young Adult Book Branch_Only_3months 05/10/2021 Available -
Hood River County Library YA FIC TORRES SANCHEZ (Text) 33892100672154 Young Adult Fiction Book None 07/18/2020 Available -
Hood River Valley High School Library FIC TOR (Text) 33892006094024 Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 07/28/2021 Available -
Lake County Main Library - Lakeview YA TORRES (Text) 37620000966293 New Young Adult Book System_Only_3months 05/20/2021 Available -
Sherman County Public/School Library YA FIC TOR (Text) 37039000184833 YOUNG ADULT COLLECTION Book Branch_Only_3months 02/01/2021 Available -
The Dalles Wasco County Library YA TORRE (Text) 33892006663711 YOUNG ADULT FICTION Book None 05/27/2021 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781984812261
  • ISBN: 9780605028951
  • ISBN: 1984812262
  • Physical Description: 348 pages : illustration, map ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Philomel Books, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Belpre Honor Book (Text) 2021
Summary, etc.:
Pulga has his dreams. Chico has his grief. Pequeña 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 Pequeña know there is no turning back, despite the unknown that awaits them. And the darkness that seems to follow wherever they go.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 12 up Philomel Books.
Grades 10-12 Philomel Books
Subject: U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement > Juvenile fiction.
Refugees > Juvenile fiction.
Emigration and immigration > Juvenile fiction.
Immigrants > Juvenile fiction.
Guatemalans > United States > Juvenile fiction.
Guatemala > Juvenile fiction.
Mexico > Juvenile fiction.
Immigrants > Fiction.
Genre: Young adult fiction.
Fiction.
Summary: Pulga has his dreams. Chico has his grief. Pequeña 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 Pequeña know there is no turning back, despite the unknown that awaits them. And the darkness that seems to follow wherever they go.

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