Star in the Forest
From Library Staff
Zitlally's father is deported to Mexico but she stays behind. She lives under a pile of car parts in her old trailer park and takes care of a wounded dog—and waits for her father to return. RL 4.5 780L
After eleven-year-old Zitlally's father is deported to Mexico, she takes refuge in her trailer park's forest of rusted car parts, where she befriends a spunky neighbor and finds a stray dog that she nurses back to health and believes she must keep safe so that her father will return.