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Random House Children's Books 2009
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After Tyler's father is injured in a tractor accident, his family is forced to hire migrant Mexican workers to help save their Vermont farm from foreclosure. Tyler isn't sure what to make of these workers. Are they undocumented? And what about the three daughters, particularly Mari, the oldest, who is proud of her Mexican heritage but also increasingly connected her American life. Her family lives in constant fear of being discovered by the authorities and sent back to the poverty they left behind in Mexico. Can Tyler and Mari find a way to be friends despite their differences?In a novel full of hope, but no easy answers, Julia Alvarez weaves a beautiful and timely story that will stay with readers long after they finish it.From the Hardcover edition.
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Street Date:
01/13/2009
Language:
English
ASIN:
B001P504B4
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 5.5, 11 Points
Lexile measure:
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Julia Alvarez. (2009). Return to Sender. Random House Children's Books.

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From the Hardcover edition.
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From the Hardcover edition.
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