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Ryan, Pam Munoz.
New York : Scholastic, 2007
IL 3-6, RL 4.9
ISBN 0439873622
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Maya has lived a very rigid life with her grandmother since she was five years old. She feels like a prisoner in her own home. Her grandmother's unexpected death reveals shocking secrets. Her mother's family is one of “them” and Maya is going to live with her mother’s family.  She moves from California to Wyoming where a new life awaits her. Horses, ranch life and family are there for her, but can she accept them as her own?   (New Hampshire Great Stone Face nominee, 2008-2009)
SUBJECTS: Self-actualization (Psychology) -- Fiction.
                    Ranch life -- Wyoming -- Fiction.
                    Family life -- Fiction.
                    Horses -- Fiction.
                    Orphans -- Fiction.

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