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Illegal

ISBN: 9781338722529

Author: Francisco X Stork

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Product Information

Grades

7 & Up

Ages

12 & Up

Language

English

Book Type

Novel

Format

Paperback

Pages

304

Dimensions

6x9

Description

Life in Mexico is a death sentence for Emiliano and his sister Sara.

To escape the violent cartel that is after them, they flee across the border, seeking a better life in the United States and hoping that they can find a way to bring their pursuers to justice. Sara turns herself over to the authorities to apply for asylum. Emiliano enters the country illegally, planning to live with their father.

But now Sara is being held indefinitely in a detention facility, awaiting an asylum hearing that may never come, and finding it harder every day to hold on to her faith and hope.

Life for Emiliano is not easy either. Everywhere he goes, it's clear that he doesn't belong. And all the while, the cartel is closing in on them... Emiliano sets off on a tense and dangerous race to find justice, but can he expose the web of crimes from his place in the shadows?

Some mature content; more suitable for older readers.

Themes

Family, Activisim, Cleverness & Resourcefulness, Death & Grief, Determination & Perseverance, Emigraton & Immigration, Social Justice, Exclusive Editions, Siblings

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