From the backyards of suburban Florida to the parched desert of New _x000D_ Mexico, Because of the Sun explores the complexity of family, the saving_x000D_ grace of friendship, and the healing that can begin when the truth is _x000D_ brought to light._x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ Dani learned to tolerate her existence in suburban Florida with her _x000D_ brash and seemingly unloving mother by embracing the philosophy Why _x000D_ care? It will only hurt. So when her mother is killed in a sudden and _x000D_ violent manner, Dani goes into an even deeper protection mode, total _x000D_ numbness. It’s the only way she can go on._x000D_ _x000D_ But when Dani chooses The Stranger by Albert Camus as summer reading for_x000D_ school, it feels like fate. The main character’s alienation after his _x000D_ mother’s death mirrors her own._x000D_ _x000D_ Dani’s life is thrown into further turmoil when she is sent to New _x000D_ Mexico to live with an aunt she never knew she had. The awkwardness _x000D_ between them is palpable. To escape, Dani takes long walks in the _x000D_ merciless heat. One day, she meets Paulo, who understands how much Dani _x000D_ is hurting. Although she is hesitant at first, a mutual trust and _x000D_ affection develops between them. And as she and her aunt begin to _x000D_ connect, Dani learns about her mother’s past. Forgiving isn’t easy, but _x000D_ maybe it’s the only way to move forward.
|Author :||Sanchez, Jenny Torres|
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- Weight: 0.40kg
- ISBN: 9781524719135