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Illegal Hardcover ☆ Illegal PDF Ð illegal kindle, IllegalIllegal eBook A promiseQuincea eraA promise that we would be together on my fifteenth birthdayInstead, Nora is on a desperate journey far away from home When her father leaves their beloved Mexico in search of work, Nora stays behind She fights to make sense of her loss while living in poverty waiting for her father s return and a better day When the letters and money stop coming, Nora decides that she and her mother must look for him in Texas After a frightening experience crossing the border, the two are all alone in a strange place Now, Nora must find the strength to survive while aching for small comforts friends, a new school, and her precious quincea eraBettina Restrepo s gripping, deeply hopeful debut novel captures the challenges of one girl s unique yet universal immigrant experience.


About the Author: Bettina Restrepo

Hardcover ☆ Illegal PDF Ð illegal kindle, IllegalIllegal eBook Bettina Restrepo is a writer This means she basically sits around in pajamas making up lies As glamorous as this may seem, she spends a lot of time researching, thinking, and talking to the dog about her characters, plots, and story lines She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in Speech Communication She married an Aggie Together they have a son, Allen, who will be an Aggie and an English springer spaniel, Winston who will not be an Aggie When Bettina is not writing, or thinking about writing, she likes to exercise, go on walks, and read, read, read She lives in Frisco, Texas which is basically Dallas Bettina has authored over stories and articles Her books include Moose and Magpie Sylvan Dell and Illegal Harper Collins Her forthcoming novel, Telenovela, will be out in She is currently writing a sequel to Telenovela and a zombie inspired novel which she thinks is Very Cool Bettina s website is bettinarestrepo You can also find her on Facebook and Twitter.



10 thoughts on “Illegal

  1. Bettina Restrepo Bettina Restrepo says:

    Hardcover ☆ Illegal PDF Ð illegal kindle, IllegalIllegal eBookI wrote it so it s super cool But, hey, that s just me.


  2. Cara Cara says:

    Hardcover ☆ Illegal PDF Ð illegal kindle, IllegalIllegal eBookI m so glad that Bettina Restrepo decided to write this book No matter how you feel about people crossing the border, do read this story It invites the reader to see that there are whole lives and stories behind all these people who make the scary decision of starting a life in a place where they are not welcome.Nora is a hardworking girl living in a small town in Mexico She misses her papi something fierce since he left to America to help provide for the family Lately though the money has I m so glad that Bettina Restrepo decided to write this book No matter how you feel about people crossing the border, do read this story It invites the reader to see that there are whole lives and stories behind all these people who make the scary decision of starting a life in a place where they are not welcome.Nora is a hardworking girl living in a small town in Mexico She miss


  3. Melannie :) Melannie :) says:

    Hardcover ☆ Illegal PDF Ð illegal kindle, IllegalIllegal eBook We might not matter to America, but we are important to eachother Quotes like this one made me loved this book, it is so real,and I know in the immigrants situation everyone has their different opinion,but we need to realize that everyone also has a story and it s important to listen before we judge.And I listened, I listened carefully to this girl s story, even though she s fictional Cause we never knowher story might be someone else s story too.So, I started reading this book about 2 w We might not matter to America, but we are important to eachother Quotes like this one made me loved this book, it is so real,and I know in the immigrants situation everyone h


  4. Coco Coco says:

    Hardcover ☆ Illegal PDF Ð illegal kindle, IllegalIllegal eBookThe story was very good I enjoyed it very much I just didn t like certain parts of how the book was written I think like the words in Spanish could have been better, better phrases there were some phrases that really didn t make sense and Spanish is my first language I don t know, just if there werereal words and phrases hispanic community really uses, other than that the story was very touching and interesting.


  5. Kelsey Kelsey says:

    Hardcover ☆ Illegal PDF Ð illegal kindle, IllegalIllegal eBookIllegal is the first novel I have ever read about illegal immigration and it was a poignant and heartbreaking debut.Fourteen year old Nora and her mother and grandmother are struggling to make ends meet after her father leaves for the United States to try and earn money for his family since their farm is not doing well Nora s family is barely staying afloat as they wait each day for some money, a letter, something, to arrive from Nora s father Unfortunately, at one point, the cas


  6. Alicia Alicia says:

    Hardcover ☆ Illegal PDF Ð illegal kindle, IllegalIllegal eBookI was disappointed that there wasn tdepth to this story The characters and plot was shallow and there didn t feel like any immediacy in wanting to uncover the truth about where Nora s father went once he left Mexico for Texas, maybe it s because he was non existent except for memories and thoughts rather than in person, but then again, I did notice it was supposed to be a coming of age for Nora herself Yet, even she wasn t well rounded enough for me to care for It was an Esperanza Risin I was disappointed that there wasn tdepth to this story The characters and plot was shallow and there didn t feel like any immediacy in wanting to uncover the truth about where Nora s father went once he left Mexico for Texas, maybe it s because he was non existent except for memories and thoughts rather than in person, but then again, I did notice it was supposed to be a coming of age for Nora herself Yet, even she wasn t well rounded enough for me to care for It was an Esperanza Risin


  7. Rhiannon Rhiannon says:

    Hardcover ☆ Illegal PDF Ð illegal kindle, IllegalIllegal eBookOverall, I liked this book I liked that the book was a quick, interesting read with short chapters, easily accessible language the author even includes a glossary of Spanish terms , and a compelling storyline Even while the book included some harrowing scenes, it was optimistic overall I really thought that the ending was a beautifully wrapped up full circle concerning one of the book s themes Quinceanera , and that the author did an excellent job bringing her story to such an end.The aut Overall, I liked this book I liked that the book was a quick, interesting read with short chapters, easily accessible language the author even includes a glossary of Spanish terms , and a compelling storyline Even while the book included some harrowing scenes, it was optimistic overall I really thought that the ending was a beautifully


  8. Between the Covers Between the Covers says:

    Hardcover ☆ Illegal PDF Ð illegal kindle, IllegalIllegal eBookReviewed by Christin for Between the CoversReally 3.5 starsAfter listening to Bettina read a chapter from this book and hearing the emotion that was so clear in it, I knew that I had to read this novel Although parts of the story are not easy to read, it is engaging and kept me turning page after page to learn how life unfolded for Nora.Illegal tells the story of Nora, a young girl whose family is struggling to survive in Mexico while her father searches for work in Texas But as days and weeks Reviewed by Christin for Between the CoversReally 3.5 starsAfter listening to Bettina read a chapter from this book and hearing the emotion that was so clear in it, I knew that I had to read this novel Although parts of the story are not easy to read, it is engaging and kept me turning page after page to learn how life unfolded for Nora.Illegal tells the story of Nora, a young girl whose family is struggling to survive in Mexico while her father searches for work in Texas But


  9. Eden Eden says:

    Hardcover ☆ Illegal PDF Ð illegal kindle, IllegalIllegal eBookNora s father left for work in America because he couldn t make enough for his family in Mexico But he made a promise, he would be back for her fifteenth birthday But, her fifteenth birthday is nearing and the letters and money


  10. Page (One Book At A Time) Page (One Book At A Time) says:

    Hardcover ☆ Illegal PDF Ð illegal kindle, IllegalIllegal eBookFirst off, I want to applaud the author for writing a book about such a delicate subject in the US right now Now matter what your beliefs on the subject, you have to admit


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