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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (848 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Laura Resau Narrator: Emma Bering Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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ONE NIGHT SOPHIE and her parents are called to a hospital where Pedro, 6-year-old Mexican boy, is recovering from dehydration. Crossing the border into Arizona with a group of Mexicans and a coyote, or guide, Pedro and his parents faced such harsh conditions that the boy is the only survivor. Pedro comes to live with Sophie, her parents, and Sophie's Aunt Dika, a refugee of the war in Bosnia. Sophie loves Pedro - her Principito, or Little Prince. But after a year, Pedro's surviving family in Mexico makes contact, and Sophie, Dika, Dika's new boyfriend, and his son must travel with Pedro to his hometown so that he can make a heartwrenching decision.

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Ariel | 2/19/2014

    " This book is absolutely beautiful. Told from the point of view of a sixteen year old girl from Tucson who is afraid of everything. In the course of a couple months, she learns things that take some a whole lifetime to learn. Life and death, fear and confidence, anger and love, pain and joy, all come hand in hand in this amazing book. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Jody | 2/13/2014

    " Loved this book. The writing was beautiful, and so descriptive that it captured my attention completely and made me feel as if I was right there in the Mexican culture with all the characters, seeing, tasting, smelling and experiencing everything described. A very heartwarming story about finding your strength within, real love, family and forgiveness. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Margaret Peavey | 2/12/2014

    " I'm reading this with my eleven year old daughter and we are both loving it! Its heart wrenching and heart warming. Very well written book. So glad my girlfriend gave it to me. I highly recommend this book to everyone so far. The characters are great. The main character Sophie has so many phobias it's hilarious how she describes them. And her courage in dealing with them is inspiring. The writing is so good and the characters so real I feel like I'm part of the story and I forget I'm actually reading a book! It's very hard to put down! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Maryann Morran | 2/2/2014

    " Red Glass is a multi-cultural, coming of age, young adult story that manages to unite the Bosnian war, the Guatemalan rebellion, USA/Mexican border disputes, illegal immigration, and the importance of expressing one's true individuality into one 300 page, easy-read novel. "

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