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7 edition of The Only Road There Is found in the catalog.

The Only Road There Is

by Rebecca Bailey

  • 248 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Texas Review Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modern fiction,
  • Humorous,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction,
  • General,
  • Social life and customs,
  • West (U.S.)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages111
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8681810M
    ISBN 101881515664
    ISBN 109781881515661
    OCLC/WorldCa54758511

      The Only Road by Alexandra Diaz Video Book Review - Duration: LitPick Book Reviews 2, views. Rezonate - The Only Road ft. Danyka Nadeau - Duration: THE ONLY ROAD is the recipient of multiple awards, including the Pura Belpré Honor and Américas Award, among others, as well as being on multiple state-wide reading lists. THE CROSSROADS received the Parents’ Choice Silver Award, 1st place in the International Latino Book Awards, and the Southwest Book Award. Her other books include OF ALL.

    The Only Road Lyrics: The world was given by his hold grace / The hand of god must touch upon that place / We can't allow that kind of primitive / Show them the book and teach them how to live / Their. Then they walked out to the road and he took the boy's hand and they went to the top of the hill where the road crested and where they could see out over the darkening country to the south, standing there in the wind, wrapped in their blankets, watching for any sign of a fire or a lamp. There was nothing.

      Only Road. Winner Description: written by Alexandra Diaz and published by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers/A Paula Wiseman Book. Winner Blurb: Jaime and his cousin Ángela undertake the arduous journey to the North after a gang in Guatemala threatens their family. Diaz portrays with empathy the dangers, decisions and regrets faced by. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.


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The Only Road There Is by Rebecca Bailey Download PDF EPUB FB2

'The Only Road' was such a hard book to put down. The story follows a Guatemalan boy and girl on their journey through Mexico to New Mexico, USA. After Jaime gets sick and can't make it to school, his cousin Miguel gets approached by the local gang to "do them a favor."/5.

The Only Road casts clear light on the desperate road to freedom for children trapped in the horrors of gang violence in Central America. Alexandra Diaz is an Americas Award Winner, and her book won the Pura Belpre HonorKate Calina/5(59).

Books Information. The Only Road There Is. By Rebecca Bailey. Paperback x pp. Pub Date: 12/06/ Available [click to enlarge] BUY NOW. Paperback $; Book Sample. Media. Rebecca Bailey's novella The Only Road There Is arrives at the perfect moment in this national season of gloom and doom.

Narrator Brenda Marlene Simpkins' spoken language is fresh as a cold mountain stream as she tells the story of her road trip from Kentucky to 'out. There’s only one choice: Accompanied by his cousin Ángela, Jaime must flee his home to live with his older brother in the United States.

Inspired by true incidents, The Only Road tells an individual story of a boy who feels that leaving his home and risking everything is his only.

Parents need to know that The The Only Road There Is book Road is the story of two teen cousins fleeing a violent gang in their poor Guatemalan village and making the perilous, expensive, illegal journey through Mexico to the United States.

Courage, their own talents, the kindness of strangers, and above all the love of friends and family sustain them. But the landscape they traverse is as harrowing as anything 5/5. While The Only Road is a work of fiction, it is grounded in reality.

At the end of the book, Diaz provides a bibliography and list of resources for further exploration. Compare the novel to a nonfiction story about immigration. Debate the pros and cons of using fiction instead of nonfiction to inform readers about an issue like immigration.

Edition: Reprint. Book Review by Cris Rhodes. Review Source: Latinxs in Kid Lit Book Author: Alexandra Diaz A recipient of a Pura Belpré honor, Alexandra Diaz’s The Only Road is chilling and heart-wrenching in the best possible way.

From the moment that Jaime’s beloved cousin Miguel is killed by a local gang, the Alphas, it is evident that this book is going to take its reader on a perilous journey Author: Teaching For Change. The Only Road by Alexandra Diaz.

Jaime, 11, and his older cousin, Angela, leave their Guatemalan village because the read more. Jaime, 11, and his older cousin, Angela, leave their Guatemalan village because the gang that killed Angela’s brother and Jaime’s best friend, Miguel, when he refused to work for them is now turning its sights on the two of them.

I liked the idea of this book, but I felt that it was perhaps rushed to publication. There was a lot more opportunity for the author to reflect on his spiritual journey and relationship with God throughout the book. I felt that there wasn't a whole lot of energy put into it until the end, when he returned to Michigan.4/5(62).

There?s only one choice: accompanied by his cousin ángela, Jaime must flee his home to live with his older brother in New Mexico.

Inspired by true events, The Only Road is an individual story of a boy who feels that leaving his home and risking everything is his only chance for a better life. The Road is a post-apocalyptic novel by American writer Cormac book details the journey of a father and his young son over a period of several months, across a landscape blasted by an unspecified cataclysm that has destroyed most of civilization and, in.

the only road by Alexandra Diaz ‧ RELEASE DATE: Oct. 4, Terrorized and threatened by a local drug gang, a year-old boy and his year-old cousin flee their Guatemalan village and seek refuge in the United States. Alexandra Diaz is the author of The Only Road, which was a Pura Belpré Honor Book, an ALA Notable Book, and the recipient of two starred is also the author of Of All the Stupid Things, which was an ALA Rainbow List book and a New Mexico Book Award dra is the daughter of Cuban refugees and lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, but got her MA in writing for young /5(92).

There’s only one choice: accompanied by his cousin Ángela, Jaime must flee his home to live with his older brother in New Mexico. Inspired by true events, The Only Road is an individual story of a boy who feels that leaving his home and risking everything is his only chance for a better life.

World Refugee Day, J The Only Road Alexandra Diaz, Author Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Book, Fiction, Oct. 4, Suitable for Ages: Themes: Child Refugees, Immigration, Guatemala, Courage, Hope, Freedom, Multicultural Awards: Pura Belpre Honor Book and ALA Notable Book Book Synopsis: Jaime is sitting on his bed drawing when he hears a scream.

There’s only one choice: accompanied by his cousin Ángela, Jaime must flee his home to live with his older brother in New Mexico. Inspired by true events, The Only Road is an individual story of a boy who feels that leaving his home and risking everything is his only chance for a better life.

There’s only one choice: accompanied by his cousin Ángela, Jaime must flee his home to live with his older brother in New Mexico. Inspired by true events, The Only Road is an individual story of a boy who feels that leaving his home and risking everything is his only chance for a better life.

It is a story of fear and bravery, love and loss. The Only Road by Alexandra Diaz YouTube video book review presents the opinion on this title by one of our student book reviewers who awarded this title a LitPick five star book.

Alexandra Diaz is the author of The Only Road, which was a Pura Belpré Honor Book, an ALA Notable Book, and the recipient of two starred is also the author of Of All the Stupid Things, which was an ALA Rainbow List book and a New Mexico Book Award finalist, The Crossroads, and Santiago’s Road dra is the daughter of Cuban refugees and lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, but.

The Only Road | PURA BELPR HONOR BOOK ALA NOTABLE BOOK "Powerful and timely." --Booklist (starred review) "An important, must-have addition to the growing body of literature with immigrant themes." --School Library Journal (starred review) Twelve-year-old Jaime makes the treacherous and life-changing journey from his home in Guatemala to live with his older brother in the United States in this.

Road Trip Book # Inkheart. There’s something so perfect about listening to a story about the power and magic of reading aloud, especially when the reader is .The Only Road North is the true-life adventure of a 9,mile journey across Africa taken by author Erik Mirandette, his brother, and two friends.

When the travelers fall victim to a terrorist attack, Erik must struggle through grief and darkness to find his way back to a life lived for God.