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Red Glass

Laura Resau

With a dazzling and thoughtful voice, this critically acclaimed novel deals directly with the challenges and dangers of immigration, exploring the ties that bind us together in an age when issues threaten to divide us. One night Sophie and her parents are called to a hospital where Pedro, a six-year-old Mexican boy, is recovering from dehydration. Crossing the border into Arizona with a group of Mexicans and a coyote, or guide, Pedro and his parents faced such harsh conditions that the boy is the only survivor. Pedro comes to live with Sophie, her parents, and Sophie's Aunt Dika, a refugee of the war in Bosnia. Sophie loves Pedro-her Principito, or Little Prince. But after a year, Pedro's surviving family in Mexico makes contact, and Sophie, Dika, Dika's new boyfriend, and his son must travel with Pedro to his hometown so that he can make a heartwrenching decision. An IRA Award Winner An Américas Award Honor Book An ALA-YALSA Best Book for Young Adults A Colorado Book Award Winner A Cybil Award Finalist A School Library Journal Best Book An Oprah's Kids' Reading List Selection A CCBC Choice List Selection A Richie's Pick ★ "A captivating read."-School Library Journal, Starred Review ★ "The vivid characters, the fine imagery, and the satisfying story arc make this a rewarding novel." -Booklist, Starred Review ★ "The prose captivates from the first chapter ... a vibrant, large-hearted story." -Publishers Weekly, Starred Review

With a dazzling and thoughtful voice, this critically acclaimed novel deals directly with the challenges and dangers of immigration, exploring the ties that bind us together in an age when issues threaten to divide us. One night Sophie and her parents are called to a hospital where Pedro, a six-year-old Mexican boy, is recovering from dehydration. Crossing the border into Arizona with a group of Mexicans and a coyote, or guide, Pedro and his parents faced such harsh conditions that the boy is the only survivor. Pedro comes to live with Sophie, her parents, and Sophie's Aunt Dika, a refugee of the war in Bosnia. Sophie loves Pedro-her Principito, or Little Prince. But after a year, Pedro's surviving family in Mexico makes contact, and Sophie, Dika, Dika's new boyfriend, and his son must travel with Pedro to his hometown so that he can make a heartwrenching decision. An IRA Award Winner An Américas Award Honor Book An ALA-YALSA Best Book for Young Adults A Colorado Book Award Winner A Cybil Award Finalist A School Library Journal Best Book An Oprah's Kids' Reading List Selection A CCBC Choice List Selection A Richie's Pick ★ "A captivating read."-School Library Journal, Starred Review ★ "The vivid characters, the fine imagery, and the satisfying story arc make this a rewarding novel." -Booklist, Starred Review ★ "The prose captivates from the first chapter ... a vibrant, large-hearted story." -Publishers Weekly, Starred Review
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With a dazzling and thoughtful voice, this critically acclaimed novel deals directly with the challenges and dangers of immigration, exploring the ties that bind us together in an age when issues threaten to divide us. One night Sophie and her parents are called to a hospital where Pedro, a six-year-old Mexican boy, is recovering from dehydration. Crossing the border into Arizona with a group of Mexicans and a coyote, or guide, Pedro and his parents faced such harsh conditions that the boy is the only survivor. Pedro comes to live with Sophie, her parents, and Sophie's Aunt Dika, a refugee of the war in Bosnia. Sophie loves Pedro-her Principito, or Little Prince. But after a year, Pedro's surviving family in Mexico makes contact, and Sophie, Dika, Dika's new boyfriend, and his son must travel with Pedro to his hometown so that he can make a heartwrenching decision. An IRA Award Winner An Américas Award Honor Book An ALA-YALSA Best Book for Young Adults A Colorado Book Award Winner A Cybil Award Finalist A School Library Journal Best Book An Oprah's Kids' Reading List Selection A CCBC Choice List Selection A Richie's Pick ★ "A captivating read."-School Library Journal, Starred Review ★ "The vivid characters, the fine imagery, and the satisfying story arc make this a rewarding novel." -Booklist, Starred Review ★ "The prose captivates from the first chapter ... a vibrant, large-hearted story." -Publishers Weekly, Starred Review

Language:

English

Narrators:

Emma Bering

Length:

7h 58m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:13


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

06:34


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

05:06


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

07:54


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

06:14


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

06:48


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

06:53


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

04:07


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

04:46


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

04:41


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

06:13


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

03:30


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

06:20


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

04:34


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

04:07


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

05:40


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

05:28


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

04:49


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

04:52


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

03:54


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

06:32


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

04:45


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

04:16


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

04:31


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

06:08


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

04:57


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

04:55


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

04:28


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

05:17


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

06:24


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

04:57


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

05:42


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

06:03


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

06:51


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

07:46


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

07:39


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

06:30


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

06:09


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

07:06


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

04:57


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

05:13


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

04:36


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

03:35


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

02:35


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

05:54


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

06:35


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

07:23


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

06:49


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

04:42


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

05:16


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

05:48


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

03:26


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

05:25


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

05:37


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

05:40


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

03:22


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

04:03


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

06:46


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

03:09


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

03:41


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

07:37


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

03:56


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

04:14


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

03:34


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

03:11


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

06:16


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

05:19


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

06:02


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

06:21


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

04:56


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

05:05


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

04:44


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

05:52


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

06:45


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

07:14


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

06:05


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

04:03


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

04:14


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

04:34


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

06:42


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

07:34


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

06:07


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

05:30


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

05:17


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

04:24


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

06:32


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

06:48


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

06:20


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

04:38


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

00:28