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“…Guerrero does not mince words when discussing racism, politics, and family tensions as well as the fear, shame, and emotional turmoil she experienced.” –School Library Journal

My Family Divided: One Girl’s Journey of Home, Loss, and Hope

Written by Diane Guerrero and Erica Moroz
Published by Square Fish

Before landing a spot on the megahit Netflix show Orange is the New Black; before wow-ing audiences as Lina on Jane the Virgin; and before her incredible activism and work on immigration reform, Diane Guerrero was a young girl living in Boston. One day, while Guerrero was at school, her undocumented immigrant parents were taken from their home, detained, and deported. Guerrero’s life, which had been full of the support of a loving family, was turned upside down. Reflective of the experiences of millions of undocumented immigrant families in the United States, Guerrero’s story is at once heartbreaking and hopeful.

Primary ISBN: 9781250134868

Available As: Hardcover, Paperback
Middle Grade, Age 10 or older

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Setting: United States

Character’s New Arrival/New American Status: 1st Generation

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