90 miles to Havana / Enrique Flores-Galbis.

By: Flores-Galbis, EnriqueMaterial type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2010Edition: 1st edDescription: 292 p. ; 22 cmISBN: 9781596431683 (hc); 1596431687 (hc)Other title: Ninety miles to HavanaSubject(s): Refugees -- Juvenile fiction | Brothers -- Juvenile fiction | Bullying -- Juvenile fiction | Nineteen sixties -- Juvenile fiction | Refugees -- Fiction | Brothers -- Fiction | Bullies -- Fiction | Boys -- Fiction | Parent-separated boys -- Fiction | Boy refugees -- Fiction | Sixties (20th century) -- Fiction | Orphanages -- Fiction | Cuba -- Juvenile fiction | Miami (Fla.) -- Juvenile fiction | Cuba -- FictionDDC classification: [Fic] LOC classification: PZ7.F66433 | Aai 2010Awards: Pura Belpré Author Honor, 2011Summary: When unrest hits the streets of Havana, Cuba, Julian's parents must make the heartbreaking decision to send him and his two brothers away to Miami via the Pedro Pan operation. But when the boys get to Miami, they are thrust into a world where bullies seem to run rampant and it's not always clear how best to protect themselves.
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When unrest hits the streets of Havana, Cuba, Julian's parents must make the heartbreaking decision to send him and his two brothers away to Miami via the Pedro Pan operation. But when the boys get to Miami, they are thrust into a world where bullies seem to run rampant and it's not always clear how best to protect themselves.

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Pura Belpré Author Honor, 2011