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Author: Julia Alvarez
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2009] ©2009
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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After his family hires migrant Mexican workers to help save their Vermont farm from foreclosure, eleven-year-old Tyler befriends the oldest daughter, but when he discovers they may not be in the country legally, he realizes that real friendship knows no borders.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Young adult works
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Alvarez, Julia.
Return to sender.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, ©2009
(OCoLC)742433162
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julia Alvarez
ISBN: 037595838X 9780375958380
OCLC Number: 226357648
Awards: Américas Award, 2010
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2010.
Pura Belpré Author Award, 2010.
Target Audience: Middle School.; 890
Description: 325 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: One-Uno: Summer (2005) --
Bad-luck farm --
Queridisima Mama --
Two-Dos: Summer into fall (2005) --
Nameless farm --
Esteemed Mr. President --
Three-Tres: Fall (2005) --
Watched-over farm --
Querida Abuelita --
Four-Cuatro: Late fall (2005) --
Farm of many plots --
Adorada Virgen de Guadalupe --
Five-Cinco: Winter (2005-2006) --
Christmas tears farm --
Querido Tio Felipe --
Six-Seis: And more winter (2006) --
Farm for the lost & found --
Para toda mi familia en Las Margaritas --
Seven-Seis: Almost (2006) --
Interrobang farm --
Queridos Papa, Tio Armando, Ofie, y Luby --
Eight-Ocho: Spring (2006) --
Return-to-Sender farm --
Dear Diary --
Nine-Nueve: Summer again (2006) --
Dear Mari --
Dear Tyler --
Dear readers-Queridos lectores --
A word about the Spanish in English --
Una palabra sobre el espanol en ingles.
Responsibility: Julia Alvarez.

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After his family hires migrant Mexican workers to help save their Vermont farm from foreclosure, eleven-year-old Tyler befriends the oldest daughter, but when he discovers they may not be in the country legally, he realizes that real friendship knows no borders.
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