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Published: Quill Tree Books - May 5th, 2020
Camino lives in the Dominican Republic with dreams of going to med school in the States. She misses her father, who works hard in NYC and only visits during summer break.In New York, Yahaira struggles after finding out something about her father. They used to bond over her chess prowess, but now she can barely look at him.Everything changes one day in June, when a plane headed to the DR from NYC crashes into the Atlantic, and both girls are forced to reckon with family secrets that will bind them together forever.Acavedo has created a wonderful story written in verse. The chapters flow effortlessly from one girl's perspective to the other, drawing the reader into their distinct worlds and circumstances as they navigate the waters of grief and shock, and what it means to be family.