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The only road

by Diaz, Alexandra (Author)

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"Twelve-year-old Jaime makes the treacherous journey from his home in Guatemala to his older brother in New Mexico after his cousin is murdered by a drug cartel"-- Full description

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Summary: "Twelve-year-old Jaime makes the treacherous journey from his home in Guatemala to his older brother in New Mexico after his cousin is murdered by a drug cartel"--
Item Description: "A Paula Wiseman Book."
Includes a reading group guide and extension activities.
Physical Description: 308 pages, 3 unnumbered pages ; 22 cm
Audience: Ages 8-12.
Awards: Pura Belpr
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-311).
ISBN: 1481457519
9781481457514
Author Notes: Alexandra Diaz is the author of The Only Road , which was a Pura Belpré Honor Book, an ALA Notable Book, and the recipient of two starred reviews. She is also the author of Of All the Stupid Things , which was an ALA Rainbow List book and a New Mexico Book Award finalist, The Crossroads , and Santiago's Road Home . Alexandra is the daughter of Cuban refugees and lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, but got her MA in writing for young people at Bath Spa University in England. A native Spanish speaker, Alexandra now teaches creative writing to adults and teens. Visit her online at Alexandra-Diaz.com.
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