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Publication date: 27th January 2015
"Carla is a strong willed girl who's had to grow up fast, acting as caretaker to her six-year-old brother Junior. Years ago, her mothher left the faily behind in Honduras to make the arduous, illegal journey to Texas. But when Carla's grandmother dies and violence in the city escalates, Carla takes fate into her own hands- and with Junior, she joins the thousands of children making their way across Mexico to America, risking the great peril for the chance at a better life. In this elegant novel, the lives of Alice and Carla will intersect in a profound and surprising way."