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Return to Sender

(2009)
A novel by

 
 
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
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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
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January 2009 : USA Hardback
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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
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January 2009 : USA Library Binding
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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
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Title: Return to Sender
Author(s): Julia Alvarez
ISBN: 0-375-85123-2 / 978-0-375-85123-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Yearling
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Audio Editions

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


Kindle Editions

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