After eleven-year-old Zitlally’s father is deported to Mexico, she takes refuge in her trailer park’s forest of rusted car parts, where she befriends a spunky neighbor and finds a stray dog that she nurses back to health and believes she must keep safe so.
- ISBN: 9780385737920
- Published: 2010
, Random House, Inc.
- Themes: border crossing, Deportation, Dogs, illegal immigrant, Kidnapping, Struggle
- Descriptors: Intermediate (ages 9-14), Latinx in US, Mexico, Realistic Fiction, United States
- No. of pages: 152