Detail

Title
Something in between
Author
De la Cruz, Melissa
Publisher
Thorndike Press
Publication Date
2016
ISBN
9781432851309
Collation
1 volume
Format
Large Print
Grade Level
07
08
09
10
Abstract
Jasmine de los Santos has always done whats expected of her. Shes studied hard, made her Filipino immigrant parents proud and is ready to reap the rewards in the form of a full college scholarship to the school of her dreams. And then everything shatters. Her parents are forced to reveal the truth: their visas expired years ago. Her entire family is illegal. That means no scholarships, maybe no college at all and the very real threat of deportation. As shes trying to make sense of who she is in this new reality, her world is turned upside down again by Royce Blakely. Hes funny, caring and spontaneousbasically everything shes been looking for at the worst possible timeand now hes something else she may lose. Jasmine will stop at nothing to protect her relationships, family and future, all while figuring out what it means to be an immigrant in todays society.
Subject
Immigrants - Fiction
Life change events - Fiction
Family - Fiction