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Breckenridge Public Library Y ACE (Text) 33500013247358 New Available -
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  • ISBN: 9780062882769
  • ISBN: 0062882767
  • Physical Description: 417 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, [2020]

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Camino Rios lives for the summers when her father visits her in the Dominican Republic. But this time, on the day when his plane is supposed to land, Camino arrives at the airport to see crowds of crying people... In New York City, Yahaira Rios is called to the principal's office, where her mother is waiting to tell her that her father, her hero, has died in a plane crash. Separated by distance -- and Papi's secrets -- the two girls are forced to face a new reality in which their father is dead and their lives are forever altered. And then, when it seems like they've lost everything of their father, they learn of each other.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2020 April #2
    Acevedo returns to the novel in verse format for this story of two teenage sisters separated by a secret, an ocean, and their father. Papi kept one family in New York and another in the Dominican Republic—something New Yorker Yahaira had an inkling of, but is a complete surprise to Dominican Camino. After Papi's plane crashes on his way to spend the summer with Camino, his secret fully emerges, and the sisters struggle with their complicated grief and uncertain—but now connected—future. The girls find that for all their differences, they share features and family traits. Acevedo's free verse poems for each girl share an easy cadence and thoughtfulness, yet each girl's perspective is clear: Camino is strong but fearful of the dangers that threaten her life and hopes; Yahaira's anger is palpable, but so is her tenderness and love for her girlfriend Dre. In a later section, the perspectives blend into each other as the girls meet, bond, and become true sisters. Memorable for its treatment of grief, depiction of family ties, and lyrical strength, expect a well-deserved high demand.HIGH-DEMAND BACKSTORY: Acevedo's multi-award-winning The Poet X (2018) established her as a must-read author, and her many fans and admirers will be eager to read this. Grades 8-12. Copyright 2020 Booklist Reviews.

Subject: Aircraft accidents > Juvenile fiction.
Sisters > Juvenile fiction.
Families > Juvenile fiction.
Grief > Juvenile fiction.
Parents > Death > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.
Novels in verse.

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