2019 Writers League of Texas Book Award Finalist, Writers’ League of Texas, Austin, TX 2019 Best Young Adult Book Finalist, Texas Institute of Letters Best Multicultural Children’s Books Of 2018, Center for the Study of Multicultural Children’s Literature, Inglewood, CA

Best Books– Kirkus Reviews Starred Review – Kirkus Reviews Junior Library Guild Selection Commended Lists – Américas Book Award, Consortium of Latin American Studies Programs Tayshas List – Texas Library Association Texas’ Great Reads 2018 – The Texas Center for the Book, Texas State Library and Archives Commission representing Texas at the National Book Festival […]


Flashbacks, premonitions, and visitations from the other side all weave a mysterious tapestry that weighs heavily on Grace’s shoulders as she tries to navigate memories of a time three years earlier when she ran away from home and lost a week of her life.

When Estrella organizes a protest against the treatment of tejanos in their town of Monteseco, Texas, her whole family becomes a target of repatriation efforts to send Mexicans back to Mexico whether they were ever Mexican citizens or not.