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The Thing You're Good At

(2018)
A novel by

 
 
Jake's friend Maria is the daughter of undocumented immigrants who have been living and working in the country for a long time. But the new government has implemented a crackdown. Maria's parents are detained and quickly sent out of the country. Maria, who was born here, decides to hide out in Jake's basement rather than risk becoming a ward of the state. But when she returns to her old apartment to retrieve her hidden birth certificate, Maria is abducted by young men on the lookout for teenage girls who have lost their parents to deportation. Jake is determined to rescue Maria before she's turned over to the authorities. Or worse.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

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Used availability for Lesley Choyce's The Thing You're Good At

Paperback Editions

November 2020 : Canada Paperback
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Title: The Thing You're Good At
Author(s): Lesley Choyce
ISBN: 1-4598-2842-9 / 978-1-4598-2842-1 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


August 2018 : Canada Paperback
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Title: The Thing You're Good At
Author(s): Lesley Choyce
ISBN: 1-4598-1804-0 / 978-1-4598-1804-0 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

September 2018 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Thing You're Good At (Orca Soundings)
Author(s): Lesley Choyce
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
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