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STARRED REVIEW

Land of the Cranes

Aida Salazar’s second novel in verse is a moving portrait of a family longing for freedom and fighting to be free.

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Review of ‘Land of the Cranes’

Betita barely remembers the mountain in Mexico where she was born, which her family left because “bad men” hurt her uncle and would have hurt her Papi. Her life in east Los Angeles is all she knows. There’s her loving Mami and Papi, her best friend Amparo and her fourth grade teacher, Ms. Martinez, who taught her…

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