We Are Not From Here by Jenny Torres Sanchez
This story grips you from the opening pages and doesn’t let go! Three teenagers in a rural part of Guatemala, are forced on the run together north. We hear the story in first-person from each of them and this emotional immediacy is what propels the reader forward. Even though there are difficult and painful situations happening to them, I could not “look away.” I needed to continue reading through my tears to reach the beautiful ending.