The Radius of Us

The Radius of Us

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After being mugged, seventeen-year-old Gretchen is still struggling to deal with her fears when she meets Phoenix, an eighteen-year-old immigrant from El Salvador. Told in alternating first person points of view, this is a story of love, sacrifice, and the journey from victim to survivor. It offers an intimate glimpse into the causes and devastating impact of Latino gang violence, both in the U.S. and in Central America, and explores the risks that victims take when they try to start over. Most importantly, this shows how people struggling to overcome trauma can find healing in love.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2017
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781250096890
1250096898
1250096901
9781250096906
Branch Call Number: FICTION Mar
Description: 295 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm

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Apr 19, 2017

Solid YA story of two teens that have each been through way too much in their young lives. They find each other, as teens often do, and begin to embark on a healing journey of friendship and love.

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