All the Stars Denied

Title

All the Stars Denied

Publisher

Tu Books

Publication Year

2018

ISBN

9781620142813

Pages

322 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

When resentment surges during the Great Depression in a Texas border town, Estrella, fifteen, organizes a protest against the treatment of tejanos and soon finds herself with her mother and baby brother in Mexico.

Grade Level

6-8; 9-12

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Culture/Ethnicity; Racial Diversity; Homelessness; Separation; Bicultural; Biethnic; Race discrimination; separated parents; displaced; refugee; two cultures; cultural heritage; racism; prejudice; segregation; marginalized group of people

Main Character

female teenager

Race/Ethnicities

Mexican-American

Keywords

Texas; Great Depression; Mexico; Mexican; Mexican-American; ranch; deportation; citizens; activism; repatriation; abuse; violence; kidnapping; abduction; discrimination; injustice

Diversity Impact

direct

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