In the two years since his mother left him with his grandparents in Des Moines, Washington, Sam has avoided making friends and perfected the art of being a slacker, but being paired with a frightening new student for a slam poetry unit transforms his life.
- ISBN: 9780805095142
- Published: 2013
, Henry Holt
- Themes: boys and men, Family, High schools, Interpersonal relations, Mexican Americans, multigenerational, Poetry
- Descriptors: Fiction, Latinx in US, Realistic Fiction, Young Adult (ages 14-18)
- No. of pages: 296