Star in the forest [electronic resource] / Laura Resau ; [illustrations by Gary Blythe]. - SHERLOC
Star in the forest [electronic resource] / Laura Resau ; [illustrations by Gary Blythe].
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New York : Delacorte Press, c2010.
9780375895944 (electronic bk.)
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Illegal aliens -- Juvenile fiction.
Fathers -- Juvenile fiction.
Trailer camps -- Juvenile fiction.
Dogs -- Juvenile fiction.
Friendship -- Juvenile fiction.
Mexican Americans -- Juvenile fiction.
Young Hoosier Book Award, 2013-2014, 4-6 Nominee.
Electronic reproduction. New York Random House Children's Books 2010 Available via World Wide Web.
After eleven-year-old Zitlally's father is deported to Mexico, she takes refuge in her trailer park's forest of rusted car parts, where she befriends a spunky neighbor and finds a stray dog that she nurses back to health and believes she must keep safe so that her father will return. Includes author's note about immigration from Mexico to the United States, and Nahuatl and Spanish glossaries.