Return to Sender

ISBN: 9780375851230
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An award-winning, moving, and timely story about the families of undocumented workers by renowned author Julia Alvarez.
 
After Tyler’s father is injured in a tractor accident, his family is forced to hire migrant Mexican workers to help save their Vermont farm from foreclosure. Tyler isn’t sure what to make of these workers. Are they undocumented? And what about the three daughters, particularly Mari, the oldest, who is proud of her Mexican heritage but also increasingly connected to her American life. Her family lives in constant fear of being discovered by the authorities and sent back to the poverty they left behind in Mexico. Can Tyler and Mari find a way to be friends despite their differences?
 
In a novel full of hope, but with no easy answers, Julia Alvarez weaves a beautiful and timely story that will stay with readers long after they finish it.
 
Winner of the Pura Belpré Award
Winner of the Américas Award
An NCSS-CBC Notable Children’s Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies
 
“A must-read.” —Kirkus Reviews
 
“Communicates in compassionate and expressive prose the more difficult points of perhaps the most pressing social issue of our day.” —San Antonio Express-News

“This timely novel, torn right from the newspaper headlines, conveys a positive message of cooperation and understanding.” —School Library Journal
 
“The plot is purposive, with messages about the historical connections between migrant workers today and the Indians’ displacement, the Underground Railroad, and earlier immigrants seeking refuge. . . . The questions raised about the meaning of patriotism will spark debate.” —Booklist
 
“A tender, well-constructed book.” —Publishers Weekly

This book title, Return to Sender, ISBN: 9780375851230, by Julia Alvarez, published by Random House Children's Books (September 14, 2010) is available in paperback. Our minimum order quantity is 25 copies. All standard bulk book orders ship FREE in the continental USA and delivered in 4-10 business days.

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Product Details

Author:
Julia Alvarez
Format:
Paperback
Pages:
352
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books (September 14, 2010)
Language:
English
ISBN-13:
9780375851230
ISBN-10:
0375851232
Weight:
8.4oz
Dimensions:
5.19" x 7.63" x 0.82"
Case Pack:
48
Lexile Measure:
890L
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Folder:
RandomHouse
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$5.03
Age Range:
8 to 12
Grade Level:
3rd Grade to 7th Grade
Shipping Origin:
Crawfordsville, IN
List Price:
$8.99
Publisher Identifier:
P-RH
Discount Code:
A
Audience:
Children/juvenile
Country of Origin:
United States

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