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Return to Sender

Return to Sender

(2009)
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After Tyler's father is injured in a tractor accident, his family is forced to hire migrant Mexican workers to help save their Vermont farm from foreclosure. Tyler isn't sure what to make of these workers. Are they undocumented? And what about the three daughters, particularly Mari, the oldest, who is proud of her Mexican heritage but also increasingly connected her American life. Her family lives in constant fear of being discovered by the authorities and sent back to the poverty they left behind in Mexico. Can Tyler and Mari find a way to be friends despite their differences?

In a novel full of hope, but no easy answers, Julia Alvarez weaves a beautiful and timely story that will stay with readers long after they finish it.

 
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Hardback Editions

September 2010 : USA Library Binding
Title: Return to Sender
Author(s): Julia Alvarez
ISBN: 0-606-14954-6 / 978-0-606-14954-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Turtleback Books
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September 2010 : USA Library Binding
Title: Return to Sender
Author(s): Julia Alvarez
ISBN: 1-61383-088-2 / 978-1-61383-088-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Perfection Learning
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

January 2009 : USA Hardback
Title: Return to Sender
Author(s): Julia Alvarez
ISBN: 0-375-85838-5 / 978-0-375-85838-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

January 2009 : USA Library Binding
Title: Return to Sender
Author(s): Julia Alvarez
ISBN: 0-375-95838-X / 978-0-375-95838-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

September 2010 : USA Paperback
Title: Return to Sender
Author(s): Julia Alvarez
ISBN: 0-375-85123-2 / 978-0-375-85123-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Yearling
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

September 2010 : USA Audio CD
Title: Return to Sender
Author(s): Julia Alvarez
ISBN: 0-307-70730-X / 978-0-307-70730-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Listening Library (Audio)
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

January 2009 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: Return to Sender
Author(s): Julia Alvarez
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   



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