De nadie mas: (Saving Grace)

De nadie mas: (Saving Grace)

by Darlene Ryan
     
 

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Evie was pregnant and forced to give up the baby. But she can't just leave the child with strangers, especially when she thinks the baby is being neglected. With her boyfriend waiting in the truck, Evie snatches the baby and convinces him to drive her to Montreal where she plans to start a new life with her child. But when the baby won't eat and she and Justin argue,… See more details below

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Overview

Evie was pregnant and forced to give up the baby. But she can't just leave the child with strangers, especially when she thinks the baby is being neglected. With her boyfriend waiting in the truck, Evie snatches the baby and convinces him to drive her to Montreal where she plans to start a new life with her child. But when the baby won't eat and she and Justin argue, she ends up alone in a small town. As the baby becomes sicker, Evie must decide whether to admit her mistake and turn herself in, or to keep running.

Orca Soundings have long been popular with English readers aged 12 and up looking for high-interest fiction. Now these best-selling novels for reluctant readers are available in professional Spanish translations. Geared to reluctant or non-readers in grades 7 and up, these contemporary novels, with plots and characters teens can relate to, are sure to be a hit with ELL students, those learning Spanish and those struggling with English.

Written at a grade 2.0 to 4.5 reading level, these exact translations will complement the existing English versions.

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Editorial Reviews

Tri State Young Adult Book Review Committee
"A fast moving and exciting book that will capture young teens' imagination and will keep them reading... Spanish speakers will be able to read them very quickly and will come back looking for more."
Puget Sound Council for Reviewing Children's Media
"Written at a level accessible to most middle school students and is an excellent resource for ELL and struggling readers. "

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781551439693
Publisher:
Orca Book Publishers
Publication date:
03/01/2008
Series:
Orca Spanish Soundings Series
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
4.20(w) x 6.80(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
12 - 17 Years

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Miré en dirección al mostrador y vi a un policía parado de espaldas a mí.

Me quedé sin aire y las piernas no me respondían. El policía dio media vuelta y ya no tuve dónde esconderme. Apreté a Briana contra mi pecho. Era mía y de nadie más. No iba a dejar que me la quitaran.

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