Hold Tight, Don't Let Go: A Novel of Haiti
Family Relationships; Homelessness; Family member death; refugee camp; separation
In the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, Nadine goes to live with her father in Miami while her cousin Magdalie, raised as her sister, remains behind in a refugee camp, dreaming of joining Nadine but wondering if she must accept that her life and future are in Port-au-Prince.
Best Books for Teens,2015 Best Children's Books of the Year,2016 Best Fiction for Young Adults,2016 YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults,2016 SEASONAL SHOWCASE Spring Into Action, 2015 Sequoyah Book Award, 2017 (Nominee) Kirkus Book Award, 2015 Young Reader
2010 earthquake in Haiti; Miami; cousins; sisters; friendship; love
Wagner, Laura Rose, "Hold Tight, Don't Let Go: A Novel of Haiti" (2015). DIVerse Families. 455.