The Only Road


      The Only Road
Jaime is sitting on his bed drawing when he hears a scream Instantly, he knows Miguel, his cousin and best friend, is dead.Everyone in Jaime s small town in Guatemala knows someone who has been killed by the Alphas, a powerful gang that s known for violence and drug trafficking Anyone who refuses to work for them is hurt or killed like Miguel With Miguel gone, Jaime fears that he is next There s only one choice accompanied by his cousin ngela, Jaime must flee his home to live with his older brother in New Mexico.Inspired by true events, The Only Road is an individual story of a boy who feels that leaving his home and risking everything is his only chance for a better life. Best Download [ The Only Road ] By [ Alexandra Diaz ] – tbjewellers.co.uk

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  • 320 pages
  • The Only Road
  • Alexandra Diaz
  • English
  • 27 March 2018

10 thoughts on “ The Only Road

  1. says:

    Intense and heartbreaking and thought provoking Anyone who approves of the current round of massive deportations of undocumented immigrants should read this to understand a little of why people from Mexico and South and Central America choose to come to the U.S illegally ...

  2. says:

    After his cousin Miguel is beaten to death by a gang called the Alphas for refusing to join them, Jaime, 12, and Miguel s sister ngela, 15, receive a note from the gang instructing them to show up a a certain place in six days Though the note doesn t say it, both children know that they will meet the same fate as Miguel if they aren t there.The Alphas are a powerful gang of young people dealing in drugs and death, and even the drug addicted police chief is unable to do anything about their After his cousin Miguel is beaten to death by a gang called the Alphas for refusing to join them, Jaime, 12, and Miguel s sister ngela, 15, receive a note from the gang instructing them to show up a a certain place in six days Though the note doesn t say it, both children know that they will meet the same fate as Miguel if they aren t there.The Alphas are a powerful gang of young people dealing in drugs and death, and even the drug addicted police chief is unable to do anything about their reign of terror in this small Guatemalan town.Not wanting to losechildren to the gang, Jaime s parents, together with Miguel s parents decide to send them to live with Jaime s older brother Tom s Tom s has been legally living and working in New Mexico on a ranch After gathering as much money together as they can, the two families say good bye to their children one night as they climb into the back of a pickup truck that will smuggle ...

  3. says:

    This book broke my heart But it is such an important read The author kept up constant tension throughout So much so that I had a stomach ache while reading one night.

  4. says:

    Wonderful story about two children who leave Guatemala in the middle of the night to escape the drugs and gangs to make a new life in America.

  5. says:

    I think that this was a very good book that has lots of meaning and really gives you a look inside what it would be like to immigrate Although they are only immigrating to Mexico from Guatemala that seems even worse In my o...

  6. says:

    Sometimes you read a book that s grounded in a real life situation, and it does such an incredible, powerful job of putting you in those characters shoes of making you realize that yes, people go through this, children go through this that you wish you could somehow get everyone in the country to read it It feels that true, and that important.This is one of those books I believe it s listed as middle grade as far as age is concerned ignore that Adults will get as much out of it maybe Sometimes you read a book that s grounded in a real life situation, and it does such an incredible, powerful job of putting you in those characters shoes of making you realize that yes, people go through this, children go through this that you wish you could somehow get everyone in the country to read it It feels that true, and that important.This is one of those books I believe it s listed as middle grade as far as a...

  7. says:

    The Alphas run Jaime s small Guatemalan town, and everyone is right to be afraid of them When Jaime s cousin Miguel is killed by them, and then Jaime and Miguel s sister Angela are invited to join, their parents scrap together as much money as possible and send them north Jaime s older brother Tomas is working in New Mexico, and their only hope ...

  8. says:

    I didn t read the whole thing I really wanted to like it because immigration is such an important current issue, and kids would understand it better if they could put themselves into a Central American immigrant s shoes through fiction However, this book just didn t meet my literary standards too much tell, not show I kept reading because I kept hoping and it was a fine story I ll keep hoping that something amazing comes out on this same topic within the next year or two Surely I didn t read the whole thing I really wanted to like it because immigration is such an important current issue, and kids would understand it better if they could put themselves into a Central American immigrant s shoes through fiction However, this book...

  9. says:

    A pretty wonderful story about the terrible choices some kids need to make, in this case, to leave their homes and families to get away from vicious gangs who would otherwise force them into virtual slavery There is a happy ending but that doesn t make the situation better fo...

  10. says:

    Wow This is so well done, and so significant to our social conversations This is definitelymiddle school, but I m wishing it could be for my kids Having some frame of reference to talk about the challenge of Central American kids trying to come to the US, and why their families fee...

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