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Ninety miles to Havana

90 Miles

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Roaring Brook Press, New York, p.292 (2010)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr PS3606 .L63 A615 2010

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9089795

Keywords:

Boy refugees--Fiction, Boys--Fiction, Brothers--Fiction, Brothers--Juvenile fiction, Bullying and bullies--Fiction, Cuba--Fiction, Cuba--Juvenile fiction, Historical fiction, Orphanages--Fiction, Parent-separated boys--Fiction, Refugees--Fiction, Refugees--Juvenile fiction, Sixties (20th century)--Fiction

Abstract:

Summary: When unrest hits the streets of Havana, Cuba, Julian's parents must make the heartbreaking decision to send him and his two brothers away to Miami via the Pedro Pan operation. But when the boys get to Miami, they are thrust into a world where bullies seem to run rampant and it's not always clear how best to protect themselves.

Publication Language:

eng

Notes:

Ages 11-18; Historical Fiction