In early 1940s Los Angeles, Mexican Americans Marisela and Lorena work in canneries all day then jitterbug with sailors all night with their zoot suit wearing younger brother, Ray, as escort until the night racial violence leads to murder. Includes historical note.
- ISBN: 9781534409439
- Author: Engle, Margarita
- Illustrator: Gutierrez, Rudy
- Published: 2018 , Atheneum
- Themes: Dance, Hispanic and Latino, Poetry, Prejudice and racism, social issues, Stories in verse, violence, World War II
- Descriptors: Historical Fiction, Latinx in US, Young Adult (ages 14-18)
- No. of pages: 179