After Tyler's father is injured in a tractor accident, his family is forced to hire migrant Mexican workers to help save their Vermont farm from foreclosure. Tyler isn’t sure what to make of these workers. Are they undocumented? And what about the three daughters, particularly Mari, the oldest, who is proud of her Mexican heritage but also increasingly connected her American life. Her family lives in constant fear of being discovered by the authorities and sent back to the poverty they left behind in Mexico. Can Tyler and Mari find a way to be friends despite their differences?
In a novel full of hope, but no easy answers, Julia Alvarez weaves a beautiful and timely story that will stay with readers long after they finish it.
About Julia Alvarez
Julia Álvarez es la autora de De cómo las chicas García perdieron el acento, En el tiempo de las mariposas (un finalista del National Book Critics Circle Award) y ¡Yo!. También ha publicado dos colecciones de poesía y una colección de ensayos. Julia Álvarez vive en Vermont y en República Dominicana, donde dirige una cooperativa de café orgánico, y un centro de alfabetización y arte con su esposo.
About Olivia Preciado
Olivia Preciado is a Mexico City native stage and film actor who is an experienced, bilingual voice talent residing in LA, her recent On-camera and Voice clients include: McGraw-Hill, Bratz, USA Housing Corporation, BBC Worldwide, The LA Unified School District, Planned Parenthood, The Truth Project, and industrial training narrations for The Coca-Cola Company, and KFC.
About Ozzie Rodriguez
Ozzie Rodriguez has worked on many stage productions including Miami Vignettes, Cloudcuckooland, and Parked, performed in the heart of Amsterdam. His films credits include many independent features, such as Jarring and My Life: Untitled. He has also appeared on television series, such as America’s Most Wanted, and various national commercials.