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 Land of the cranes
 Author: Salazar, Aida

 Publisher:  Scholastic Press (2020)

 Classification: Fiction
 Physical Description: 243 p., ill., 20 cm

 BTSB No: 774628 ISBN: 9781338343809
 Ages: 8-12 Grades: 3-7

 Subjects:
 Novels in verse
 Mexicans -- United States -- Fiction
 Families -- Fiction
 Immigrants -- Fiction
 Illegal aliens -- Fiction
 Deportation -- Fiction
 Detention of persons -- Fiction
 Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Fiction

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Summary:
Nine-year-old Betita and her parents fled Mexico after her uncle was killed by the cartels, and settled in Los Angeles seeking political asylum in what her father calls Aztlan, the land of the cranes; but now they have been swept up by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, her father deported back to Mexico, and Betita and her mother confined in a family detention camp.

 Illustrator: Quang & Lien


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Accelerated Reader Information:
   Interest Level: MG
   Reading Level: 5.10
   Points: 3.0   Quiz: 510231

Reviews:
   Kirkus Reviews (+) (06/01/20)
   Booklist (09/01/20)
 The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books (A) (00/09/20)
 The Hornbook (00/07/20)

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