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From the prolific author of The Moon Within comes the heart-wrenchingly beautiful story in verse of a young Latinx girl who learns to hold on to hope and love even in the darkest of places: a family detention center for migrants and refugees.
Nine-year-old Betita knows she is a crane. Papi has told her the story, even before her family fled to Los Angeles to seek refuge
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Hardcover, 272 pages
Expected publication: September 15th 2020 by Scholastic Press
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David
Aug 11, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: middle-grade, poetry
Y'all. OMG.

Just wait till you read this beautiful, heart-wrenching book.
Cody Roecker
Mar 24, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book is essential reading for every single human. It's heartbreaking and heartwarming, a hug to every immigrant, a love letter to family. I utterly adored reading Betita's story and I'm so excited for it to take flight and soar.
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