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All the stars denied /

by McCall, Guadalupe Garcia [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York, NY : Tu Books, an imprint of Lee & Low Books Inc., [2018]Edition: First edition.Description: 322 pages ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9781620142813; 1620142813.Language note: Text in English.Subject(s): Race relations -- Fiction | Mexican Americans -- Fiction | Deportation -- Fiction | Depressions -- 1929 -- Fiction | Family life -- Texas -- Fiction | Race relations -- Juvenile fiction | Mexican Americans -- Juvenile fiction | Deportation -- Juvenile fiction | Depressions -- 1929 -- Juvenile fiction | Families -- Texas -- Juvenile fiction | JUVENILE FICTION / Social Issues / Prejudice & Racism | Texas -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction | Texas -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction | Fiction | History | Juvenile works | Historical fiction | Historical fiction | Young adult fictionSummary: 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.Summary: 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.
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In the heart of the Great Depression, Rancho Las Moras, like everywhere else in Texas, is gripped by the drought of the Dust Bowl, and resentment is building among white farmers against Mexican Americans. All around town, signs go up proclaiming "No Dogs or Mexicans" and "No Mexicans Allowed." <p>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. How can she reunite with her father and grandparents and convince her country of birth that she deserves to return home? There are no easy answers in the first YA book to tackle this hidden history.</p>

"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.

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Horn Book Review

Estrella is fifteen in 1931 when she and her family are illegally rounded-up and "repatriated" to Mexico despite having lived, farmed, and maintained businesses in the U.S. for generations. In this timely historical novel, Estrella struggles to tame her anger, help her brother and mother survive, and find her father. Maintaining her own poetry-writing is Estrella's only salve through horrifying episodes of deprivation and injustice. Reading list. Glos. (c) Copyright 2019. The Horn Book, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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