Recipient of the 2020 Moonbeam Children's Award

About The Weaver's Daughter by Sylvia Patience

Sometimes people disappear into the North, never heard from again.

When her papá doesn’t return, twelve-year-old Ixchel, a Maya from the Yucatan, resolves to leave home and make her way across the treacherous border into the United States to find him. Chel relies on an inexperienced smuggler and faces unknown dangers in a border tunnel. Frightened but resourceful, Chel's hope, love for her father, and her dream of going to school drive her to stay the course.

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