Return to Sender

Return to Sender

Book - 2009 | 1st ed
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After his family hires migrant Mexican workers to help save their Vermont farm from foreclosure, eleven-year-old Tyler befriends the oldest daughter, but when he discovers they may not be in the country legally, he realizes that real friendship knows no borders.
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c2009
Edition: 1st ed
Branch Call Number: FICTION ALV
Characteristics: 325 pages ; 22 cm
ISBN: 9780375858383
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SkokieStaff Aug 17, 2016

For young adults: After his family hires migrant Mexican workers to help save their Vermont farm from foreclosure, eleven-year-old Tyler befriends the oldest daughter. When he discovers they may not be in the country legally, he realizes that real friendship knows no borders.


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yellow_mustard
Jan 13, 2021

Not nearly as good as Yo! or How the Garcia Girls Lost their Accents, but it had its moments. It reminded me of another book about a 10 year old Mexican who has to move- Becoming Naomi Leon. Also, Confetti Girl, that was a good one. My main criticism is that the Mexican characters, especially Maria, were written as awkward foreigners, outsiders. Not like the Garcia Girls in New York, who felt like everyone around THEM was weird, instead of the other way around.

Last_Nights_Readings Mar 18, 2016

A great book for anyone, doesn't matter what age. To help see what people go through to earn a right to live and make a living. The sacrifice is clear in Return to Sender, and it is told easy enough through her words to understand what is going on from a few different viewpoints. I always enjoy Alvarez writing and her YA novels are no different in quality as her other fiction.

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