SWIMMING TO AMERICA
New York : Farrar, Straus,
IL 5-8, RL 6.5
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knows there are secrets. Secrets that her parents keep from her.
At 13, she is becoming angrier about the secrets. But she has her
own secrets. Her secret hideout that she and her friend Ramon have
built. The stranger who claims to have jumped off a ship in the harbor.
The thugs who are looking for Ramon's brother. Linda knows it isn't
good to keep secrets but what can she do? Her parents won't talk
so why should she. Until a school assignment brings things out in
Immigrants -- Fiction.
Identity -- Fiction.
Self-perception -- Fiction.
Mothers and daughters -- Fiction.
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