By Mario Bencastro,Susan Giersbach-Rascón

The English translation of writer Mario Bencastro’s Viaje a los angeles tierra del abuelo makes its debut as A Promise to maintain. This novel for teens explores the severe themes of identification, patriotism, and culture—significant matters to younger Hispanic immigrants who come of age and are proficient within the usa. during this novel, Mario Bencastro attracts upon his personal event of operating with immigrant adolescents to profoundly learn the urgent issues and difficulties that bicultural teenagers face.
Sergio reveals himself among nations. while he used to be six years outdated, his kinfolk emigrated from imperative the US to la and he has lived there when you consider that. At 16, Sergio feels he has grown up and not using a fatherland.
Sergio has spent decades below the powerful and strong impression of his grandfather, who lived with Sergio and his kin till he died. sooner than he died, Grandfather informed Sergio his want: after residing abroad for a few years, he desires to be buried in El Salvador, his place of origin. Sergio’s struggle to honor his mentor’s want lands him in a deadly experience jam-packed with unforeseen failures. This trip permits Sergio to make a chain of cultural discoveries whereas whilst forcing him to take cost of a tough situation.

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A Promise to Keep (Piñata Books)

The English translation of writer Mario Bencastro’s Viaje a l. a. tierra del abuelo makes its debut as A Promise to maintain. This novel for teens explores the severe issues of id, patriotism, and culture—significant concerns to younger Hispanic immigrants who come of age and are proficient within the usa.

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