Becoming Beatriz

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Brief Description:
In 1984 in the barrios of Newark, Beatriz Mendez is looking forward to dancing at her fifteenth birthday, because dancing is her true passion in life, but when her brother Juni, gang-leader of the Puerto Rican gang the Diablos, is killed by the rival Haitian Macoute gang she finds herself thrust into the role of gang-leader and drug dealer--until she meets Nassar, a dorky Haitian boy who shares and reignites her passion for dancing.
Product Details
ISBN/EAN:  9781580897785
Publisher:  Charlesbridge Teen
Publish Date:  September 17, 2019
Pages:  272
Target Age:  14+