The Red Umbrella Is The Moving Tale Of AYear Old Girl S Journey From Cuba To America As Part Of Operation Pedro Pan An Organized Exodus Of Than , Unaccompanied Children, Whose Parents Sent Them Away To Escape Fidel Castro S RevolutionIn , Two Years After The Communist Revolution, Luc A Lvarez Still Leads A Carefree Life, Dreaming Of Parties And Her First Crush But When The Soldiers Come To Her Sleepy Cuban Town, Everything Begins To Change Freedoms Are Stripped Away Neighbors Disappear Her Friends Feel Like Strangers And Her Family Is Being WatchedAs The Revolution S Impact Becomes Oppressive, Luc A S Parents Make The Heart Wrenching Decision To Send Her And Her Little Brother To The United States On Their OwnSuddenly Plunked Down In Nebraska With Well Meaning Strangers, Luc A Struggles To Adapt To A New Country, A New Language, A New Way Of Life But What Of Her Old Life Will She Ever See Her Home Or Her Parents Again And If She Does, Will She Still Be The Same Girl The Red Umbrella Is A Moving Story Of Country, Culture, Family, And The True Meaning Of Home
Christina grew up in a small Southern town in the Florida panhandle, but she s always been in touch with her Cuban heritage She loves having breakfast with pan cubano and Southern style grits the best of both worlds She is the author of the award winning novels, The Red Umbrella, A Thunderous Whisper, and the action adventure duology, MOVING TARGET and RETURN FIRE Scholastic.
- 284 pages
- The Red Umbrella
- Christina Diaz Gonzalez
- 22 February 2019 Christina Diaz Gonzalez