Look Both Ways in the Barrio Blanco - Judith Robbins Rose

Jacinta Juarez is looking for an escape. The daughter of undocumented parents from Mexico, with her mother out of town and her father working multiple jobs, she looks for a way out of her difficult home life. An opportune moment arrives when Jacinta is offered the chance to have a local news anchor, “Miss” Kate, become her mentor. Jacinta learns, however, that there truly is no way to avoid one’s problems. Look Both Ways in the Barrio Blanco (Candlewick, $16.99) is a story with complex characters and complicated real-life issues. Judith Robbins Rose’s first novel will give readers an important glimpse into the legal and social struggles of today’s undocumented immigrants and their U.S. citizen children. Ages 10-13

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ISBN: 9780763672355
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Published: Candlewick - September 8th, 2015