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In the Country We Love: My Family Divided

Title

In the Country We Love: My Family Divided

Authors

Diane Guerrero

Publisher

Henry Holt and Company

Publication Year

2016

ISBN

9781250134967

Pages

272 pages

Genre

autobiography

Format

full length

Item Type

Nonfiction

Annotation

The star of Orange is the New Black and Jane the Virgin presents her personal story of the real plight of undocumented immigrants in this country.

Grade Level

9-12; Adult

Topic

Family Relationships; Separation; Homelessness; separated from parents; living with friends; homeless child

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

Colombian American

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Alex Awards, 2017, Winner, Young Adult

Keywords

children of undocumented immigrants; immigration enforcement; deportation; Colombia; fear; immigrants

Diversity Impact

direct

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