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The only road

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PURA BELPRÉ HONOR BOOK ALA NOTABLE BOOK "Powerful and timely." -- Booklist (starred review) "An important, must-have addition to the growing body of literature with immigrant themes." -- School Library Journal (starred review) Twelve-year-old Jaime makes the treacherous and life-changing journey from his home in Guatemala to live with his older brother in the United States in this gripping and realistic middle grade novel. Jaime is sitting on his bed drawing when he hears a scream. Instantly, he knows: Miguel, his cousin and best friend, is dead. Everyone in Jaime's small town in Guatemala knows someone who has been killed by the Alphas, a powerful gang that's known for violence and drug trafficking. Anyone who refuses to work for them is hurt or killed--like Miguel. With Miguel gone, Jaime fears that he is next. There's only one choice: accompanied by his cousin Ángela, Jaime must flee his home to live with his older brother in New Mexico. Inspired by true events, The Only Road is an individual story of a boy who feels that leaving his home and risking everything is his only chance for a better life. It is a story of fear and bravery, love and loss, strangers becoming family, and one boy's treacherous and life-changing journey.
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Grouped Work ID497eb8ff-51db-db04-1a4c-baf5ab9ae27c
Grouping Titleonly road
Grouping Authoralexandra diaz
Grouping Categorybook
Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
Last Grouping Update2020-09-18 04:16:44AM
Last Indexed2020-09-18 04:44:00AM
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ils:a1321737BookBooksFirst edition.EnglishSimon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2016.308 pages ; 22 cm
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subject_facetChildren's stories
Emigration and immigration -- Fiction
Emigration and immigration -- Juvenile fiction
Guatemalan Americans -- Fiction
Guatemalan Americans -- Juvenile fiction
Refugees -- Fiction
Refugees -- Juvenile fiction
title_displayThe only road
title_fullThe Only Road
The only road / Alexandra Diaz
title_shortThe only road
topic_facetEmigration and immigration
Guatemalan Americans
Juvenile Fiction
Juvenile Literature