The everything I have lost /Material type: BookPublisher: El Paso, Texas : Cinco Puntos Press, Edition: First edition.Description: 253 pages ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781947627178; 1947627171.Subject(s): Bildungsromans | Families -- Mexico -- Juvenile fiction | Friendship -- Juvenile fiction | Diaries -- Juvenile fiction | Immigrants -- Juvenile fiction | Mexico -- Juvenile fiction | El Paso (Tex.) -- Juvenile fiction | Young adult fiction | Coming of age -- Fiction | Family life -- Mexico -- Fiction | Friendship -- Fiction | Diaries -- Fiction | Immigrants -- Fiction | Mexico -- Fiction | El Paso (Tex.) -- Fiction | YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Girls & Women | YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Coming of Age | YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes / Emotions & Feelings | Young adult fiction | Fiction | Juvenile works | Diary fiction | BildungsromansSummary: Beginning at age twelve, Julia keeps a diary of her life in Juarez, Mexico, where life is always dangerous, until she joins her aunt and grandmother in El Paso, Texas, and faces new challenges.
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Skipping Stones Honor Award, Multicultural Books <br> <p>12-year-old Julia keeps a diary about her life growing up in Juarez, Mexico. Life in Juarez is strange. People say it's the murder capital of the world. Dad's gone a lot. They can't play outside because it isn't safe. Drug cartels rule the streets. Cars and people disappear, leaving behind pet cats. Then Dad disappears and Julia and her brother go live with her aunt in El Paso. What's happened to her Dad? Julia wonders. Is he going to disappear forever? A coming-of-age story set in today's Juarez.</p> <p> Sylvia Zéleny is a bilingual author from Sonora, México. Sylvia has published several short-story collections and novels in Spanish. She received her MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Texas at El Paso where she is currently the Director of the Online Creative Writing MFA program. In 2016 she created CasaOctavia, a residence for women and LGBTQ writers from Latin America.</p>
Beginning at age twelve, Julia keeps a diary of her life in Juarez, Mexico, where life is always dangerous, until she joins her aunt and grandmother in El Paso, Texas, and faces new challenges.