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In the Shade of the Nispero Tree

(1999)
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When her mother wants her to be part of the high society world in their native Puerto Rico, Teresa attends a private school but loses her best friend.

All Teresa and her best friend and classmate Ana think about is winning the contest for the Junior Queen and Princess of their town in Ponce, Puerto Rico. But Tere's mother has different ideas for her only daughter. She wants her to be part of La Sociedad, "high society," and go to a fancy private school.

At first Tere doesn't want to leave her school friends to follow her mother's dream. She knows her parents can't afford the luxuries the rich girls take for granted. But when Tere gets into trouble and has a fight with Ana, she quickly changes her mind. Now she finds herself caught between two worlds.

    

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Hardback Editions

October 2001 : USA Library Binding
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Title: In the Shade of the Nispero Tree
Author(s): Carmen T Bernier-Grand
ISBN: 0-613-33764-6 / 978-0-613-33764-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bt Bound
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April 1999 : USA Hardback
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Title: In the Shade of the Nispero Tree
Author(s): Carmen T Bernier-Grand
ISBN: 0-531-30154-0 / 978-0-531-30154-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Orchard Books
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March 1999 : USA Hardback
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Title: In the Shade of the Nispero Tree
Author(s): Carmen T Bernier-Grand
ISBN: 0-531-33154-7 / 978-0-531-33154-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Orchard Books
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Paperback Editions

February 2001 : USA Paperback

Title: In the Shade of the Nispero Tree
Author(s): Carmen T Bernier-Grand
ISBN: 0-606-20722-8 / 978-0-606-20722-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Demco Media
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February 2001 : USA Paperback
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Title: In the Shade of the Nispero Tree
Author(s): Carmen T Bernier-Grand
ISBN: 0-440-41660-4 / 978-0-440-41660-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Yearling
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