A Promise to Keep (Piñata Books) by Mario Bencastro,Susan Giersbach-Rascón

By Mario Bencastro,Susan Giersbach-Rascón

The English translation of writer Mario Bencastro’s Viaje a l. a. tierra del abuelo makes its debut as A Promise to maintain. This novel for teens explores the serious subject matters of id, patriotism, and culture—significant concerns to younger Hispanic immigrants who come of age and are knowledgeable within the usa. during this novel, Mario Bencastro attracts upon his personal adventure of operating with immigrant children to profoundly study the urgent themes and difficulties that bicultural teenagers face.
Sergio reveals himself among international locations. while he was once six years outdated, his kinfolk emigrated from significant the USA to l. a. and he has lived there because. At 16, Sergio feels he has grown up with no native land.
Sergio has spent a long time below the robust and strong impression of his grandfather, who lived with Sergio and his relations till he died. sooner than he died, Grandfather informed Sergio his want: after dwelling in another country for a few years, he desires to be buried in El Salvador, his place of birth. Sergio’s struggle to honor his mentor’s want lands him in a deadly experience packed with unforeseen failures. This trip permits Sergio to make a chain of cultural discoveries whereas while forcing him to take cost of a tricky situation.

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