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Author: Ashley Hope Pérez
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Carolrhoda LAB, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Marooned in a broken-down Houston neighborhood--and in a Mexican immigrant family where making ends meet matters much more than making it to college--smart, talented Marissa seeks comfort elsewhere when her home life becomes unbearable.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Young adult works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ashley Hope Pérez
ISBN: 0761361553 9780761384991 9780761361558 0761384995
OCLC Number: 656847496
Awards: Short-listed for South Carolina Childrens, Junior and Young Adult Book Award (Young Adult) 2013
Short-listed for Georgia Peach Book Award for Teen Readers 2012
Short-listed for Kentucky Bluegrass Award (Grades 9-12) 2013
Short-listed for Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award 2012
Description: 234 pages ; 20 cm
Other Titles: What cannot wait
Responsibility: Ashley Hope Pérez.

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Marooned in a broken-down Houston neighborhood--and in a Mexican immigrant family where making ends meet matters much more than making it to college--smart, talented Marissa seeks comfort elsewhere when her home life becomes unbearable.

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