SWIMMING TO AMERICA
"Readers will be rooting for this plucky heroine as she struggles along to the "ultimate destiny of power and stubbornness—adulthood." (Fiction. 10-13)"
A class project is the catalyst for 13-year-old Linda Berati to learn about her illegal immigrant family's soul-crushing past in Albania, their difficult and dangerous journey to America, and how her mother got the long facial scar she has always refused to discuss. Read full book review >