Reading strategies Text to world I checked Google maps so I can find out if San Pablo, Guatemala is a real place and the way the author described it. Text to self This reminded me about the street children that were abandoned by their parents.
There’s a Cause & Effect. The cause was when Juan’s mother fell in love and the effect was when Juan was kicked out of the house.
LESSON : Importance of standing up for one’s self
About the Author – ANN CAMERON author of fifteen books Other popular books: "The Stories Julian Tells" "The Secret Life of Amanda K. Woods“ (a National Book Award finalist) She grew up in a small town on a lake in northern Wisconsin--Rice Lake. She's lived for the past 20 years in a small town on a lake in the Guatemalan highlands.