Each Tiny Spark

by Pablo Cartaya
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In this moving novel, Emilia’s family life comes together…just as her outside world falls apart.

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Emilia Torres has a wandering mind. It’s hard for her to follow along at school, and sometimes she forgets to do what her mom or abuela asks. But she remembers what matters: a time when her family was whole and home made sense. When Dad returns from deployment, Emilia expects that her life will get back to normal. Instead, it unravels.

Dad shuts himself in the back stall of their family’s auto shop to work on an old car. Emilia peeks in on him daily, mesmerized by his welder. One day, Dad calls Emilia over. Then he teaches her how to weld. And over time, flickers of her old dad reappear.

But as Emilia finds a way to repair the relationship with her father at home, her community ruptures with some of her classmates, like her best friend, Gus, at the center of the conflict. Suddenly Emilia finds herself asking big questions, but is she brave enough to face the answers?
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    • Grades: 4 - 7
    • Ages: 9 - 12
  • Product Type: Book
  • Page Count: 336 pages
  • Dimensions: 5 1/4" x 7 7/8"
  • Language: English
  • ISBN 13: 978-1-338-79218-8