Red Glass

Red Glass

Book - 2007
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ONE NIGHT SOPHIE and her parents are called to a hospital where Pedro, 6-year-old Mexican boy, is recovering from dehydration. Crossing the border into Arizona with a group of Mexicans and a coyote, or guide, Pedro and his parents faced such harsh conditions that the boy is the only survivor. Pedro comes to live with Sophie, her parents, and Sophie's Aunt Dika, a refugee of the war in Bosnia. Sophie loves Pedro - her Principito, or Little Prince. But after a year, Pedro's surviving family in Mexico makes contact, and Sophie, Dika, Dika's new boyfriend, and his son must travel with Pedro to his hometown so that he can make a heartwrenching decision.

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Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, c2007.
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780385904643
Branch Call Number: YA RESAU L
Characteristics: 275 pages ; 22 cm.


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A little boy survives his illegal immigration into America.

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HRDR Mar 22, 2011

Fascinating read for teenage girls with an interest in other cultures and struggling with self confidence. Walk with the protagonist as she journeys from a place of fear, emotional weakness and social isolation to a place of self-acceptance and community.


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