Grades 4 – 6
Twelve-year-old Nora lives in a shanty town in the Philippines with her mother, after she lost her father and her home in a tragedy. The one day, her mother disappears and she’s left alone, with just her friend Jojo and Jojo’s loving grandmother to help her out. Together, they embark on a dangerous journey to find Nora’s mother and bring her back to safety. Can they do it or will they be too late?
Thanks to School Library Journal for a review copy of this book.