McCall, Guadalupe Garcia,

All the stars denied / Guadalupe García McCall. - First edition. - 322 pages ; 22 cm

"A companion novel to Shame the Stars."

Includes bibliographical references (pages 308-309).

When resentment surges during the Great Depression in a Texas border town, Estrella, fifteen, organizes a protest against the treatment of tejanos and soon finds herself witih her mother and baby brother in Mexico. 1931. In the heart of the Great Depression, Rancho Las Moras, like everywhere else in Texas, is gripped by the drought of the Dust Bowl. Resentment is building among white farmers against Mexican Americans. When Estrella organizes a protest against the treatment of tejanos in their town of Monteseco, Texas, her whole family becomes a target of repatriation efforts to send Mexicans back to Mexico whether they were ever Mexican citizens or not. Dumped across the border and separated from half her family, Estrella must figure out a way to survive and care for her mother and baby brother. -- adapted from jacket.

Text in English.

9781620142813 1620142813


Race relations--Fiction.
Mexican Americans--Fiction.
Family life--Texas--Fiction.
Race relations--Juvenile fiction.
Mexican Americans--Juvenile fiction.
Deportation--Juvenile fiction.
Depressions--1929--Juvenile fiction.
Families--Texas--Juvenile fiction.

Texas--History--20th century--Fiction.
Texas--History--20th century--Juvenile fiction.

Juvenile works.
Historical fiction.
Historical fiction.
Young adult fiction.

PZ7.M47833752 / All 2018 PS3613.C34486 / A45 2018