A Promise to Keep (Piñata Books) by Mario Bencastro,Susan Giersbach-Rascón

By Mario Bencastro,Susan Giersbach-Rascón

The English translation of writer Mario Bencastro’s Viaje a los angeles tierra del abuelo makes its debut as A Promise to maintain. This novel for teens explores the severe subject matters of id, patriotism, and culture—significant matters to younger Hispanic immigrants who come of age and are informed within the usa. during this novel, Mario Bencastro attracts upon his personal event of operating with immigrant children to profoundly research the urgent issues and difficulties that bicultural teenagers face.
Sergio unearths himself among international locations. whilst he was once six years previous, his kinfolk emigrated from vital the United States to la and he has lived there considering that. At 16, Sergio feels he has grown up with no place of origin.
Sergio has spent a long time less than the robust and robust effect of his grandfather, who lived with Sergio and his relatives until eventually he died. prior to he died, Grandfather advised Sergio his want: after residing overseas for a few years, he desires to be buried in El Salvador, his fatherland. Sergio’s struggle to honor his mentor’s want lands him in a perilous event choked with unforeseen failures. This trip permits Sergio to make a chain of cultural discoveries whereas while forcing him to take cost of a tricky situation.

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A Promise to Keep (Piñata Books)

The English translation of writer Mario Bencastro’s Viaje a los angeles tierra del abuelo makes its debut as A Promise to maintain. This novel for teenagers explores the serious themes of id, patriotism, and culture—significant matters to younger Hispanic immigrants who come of age and are knowledgeable within the usa.

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