For Middle Grade Readers
By Marie Miranda Cruz (Published by Tom Doherty Associates)
After losing both her father and her home, Nora and her mother have no place else to live but the shantytown of Manila’s North Cemetery.
Family, Friendship, Grief, Middle Grade, Philippines, Poverty, Realistic Fiction, Survival
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