When guerrilla soldiers strike Santiago's village, they destroy everything in their path - including his home and family. Santiago and his four-year-old sister escape, running for their lives. But the only way they can be truly safe is to leave Guatemala behind forever. So Santiago and Angelina set sail in a sea kayak their Uncle Ramos built while dreaming of his own escape.
Sailing through narrow channels guarded by soldiers, shark-infested waters, and days of painful heat and raging storms, Santiago and Angelina face an almost impossible voyage hundreds of miles across the open ocean, heading for the hope of a new life in the United States.
©2003 Ben Mikaelsen (P)2010 Listening Library
"A terrific survival story." (School Library Journal)
"Fans who expect a gripping tale of overcoming dangers, will not be disappointed." (Kirkus Reviews)
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