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My family divided : one girl's journey of home, loss, and hope / Diane Guerrero with Erica Moroz.

Guerrero, Diane, 1986- author. (Author). Moroz, Erica, author. (Added Author).
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  • 3 of 3 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
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Crookston Public Library J 921 GUE (Text) 33500012754990 New Available -
Detroit Lakes Public Library J 921 GUE (Text) 33500012754982 New Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250134868
  • ISBN: 1250134862
  • Physical Description: pages cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, [2018]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note: Not quite right -- Wonder years -- Mi familia -- Underground -- The good girl -- Without Mami -- The plan -- Ground shift -- Taken -- A new reality -- Second family -- Growing pains -- Butterfly -- Another world -- The edge -- Turnabout -- Stage right -- New York City -- Orange -- Into daylight.
Summary, etc.: "The star of Orange Is the New Black and Jane the Virgin, Diane Guerrero presents her personal story in this middle grade memoir about her parents' deportation and the nightmarish struggles of undocumented immigrants and their American children"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note: Ages 9-12.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2018 June #1
    In her "Call to Action" at the end of My Family Divided, Guerrero states that 7 percent of school-age children in the U.S. have at least one undocumented parent, a staggering number. When she lost her parents to deportation, she felt utterly alone. As an adult, she knows that isn't the case, and this young readers' adaptation of her adult memoir, In the Country We Love (2016), her moving account—which addresses her heartbreak, her struggles after losing her parents and being forgotten by the local government, her depression, and her resolve to succeed—should help young readers in similar situations find the reassurance she missed out on. Though her story is occasionally difficult to bear, Guerrero and Moroz's conversational tone makes it digestible, and the many photographs throughout lighten things up between chapters. As an activist, Guerrero also gives readers a path to action themselves, whether they're in her shoes or simply want to help, writing, "I've chosen to view my ordeal as an opportunity to be a voice for millions." Truly a book of our generation. Grades 3-6. Copyright 2018 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Diane Guerrero is an actress on the hit shows Orange is the New Black and Jane the Virgin. She volunteers with the non-profit Immigrant Legal Resource Center, as well as with Mi Familia Vota, an organization that promotes civic involvement. She was named an ambassador for citizenship and naturalization by the Obama White House. She lives in New York City.

Erica Moroz is the New York Times-bestselling coauthor of numerous books for young readers, including Quiet Power: The Secret Strength of Introverted Kids by Susan Cain. She works as an editor and ceramicist in New York.

Subject: Guerrero, Diane, 1986- > Juvenile literature.
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