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Slater Public Library - Griswold YA FLO (Text to phone) 31252140642265 Young Adult New Material Available -
  Award: Nutmeg Nominee 2021/H.S.

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With a strong family, the best friend a guy could ask for, and a budding romance with the girl of his dreams, life shows promise for Teodoro "T" Avila. But he takes some hard hits the summer before senior year when his nearly perfect brother, Manny, returns from a tour in Iraq with a devastating case of PTSD. In a desperate effort to save Manny from himself and pull their family back together, T's fiery sister, Xochitl, hoodwinks her brothers into a cathartic road trip. Told through T's honest voice, this is a candid exploration of mental illness, socioeconomic pressures, and the many inescapable highs and lows that come with growing up--including falling in love.
Awards Note:
Nutmeg Award Nominee, High School, 2021.
Subject: Conduct of life > Juvenile fiction.
Post-traumatic stress disorder > Juvenile fiction.
Brothers > Juvenile fiction.
Automobile travel > Juvenile fiction.
Mexican Americans > Juvenile fiction.
Coming of age > Fiction.
Conduct of life > Fiction.
Post-traumatic stress disorder > Fiction.
Brothers > Fiction.
Automobile travel > Fiction.
Mexican Americans > Fiction.
Genre: Bildungsromans.
Road fiction.
Young adult fiction.

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