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Illegal

Author: Bettina Restrepo
Publisher: New York : Katherine Tegen Books, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Nora, a fifteen-year-old Mexican girl, faces the challenges of being an illegal immigrant in Texas when she and her mother cross the border in search of Nora's father.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Juvenile fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bettina Restrepo
ISBN: 9780061953422 0061953423
OCLC Number: 641531955
Awards: Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young people, 2012
Description: xiii, 251 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Bettina Restrepo.

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Nora, a fifteen-year-old Mexican girl, faces the challenges of being an illegal immigrant in Texas when she and her mother cross the border in search of Nora's father.

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A tale of a new start in a strange place.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2011-04-27) Very Good Permalink

Fourteen year-old Nora is a native of Mexico living in a tiny, increasingly desolate farming village. Water is scarce, taxes are high, and food is needed, so her father goes to the U.S. to try to earn money to help. Nora is scared and alone as she, her mother and grandma try to scrape out an increasingly...
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