Sixteen-year-old Sophie has been frail and delicate since her premature birth, but discovers her true strength during a journey through Mexico, where the six-year-old orphan her family hopes to adopt was born, and to Guatemala, where her would-be boyfriend hopes to find his mother and plans to remain.
- ISBN: 9780385734660
- Author: Resau, Laura
- Published: 2007 , Delacorte Books for Young Readers
- Themes: Adoption, Automobile travel, border crossing, Family life, illegal immigrant, immigration and emigration, Journey, Orphans, Self confidence, survivor
- Descriptors: Guatemala, Mexico, Realistic Fiction, United States, Young Adult (ages 14-18)
- No. of pages: 288