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Emilio
Emilio

Emilio

By Sophie Masson, Edited by Lyn White

Through My Eyes

JUVENILE FICTION

184 Pages, 5 x 8

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $12.99 (US $12.99) (CA $17.99)

Publication Date: May 2016

ISBN 9781743312476

Rights: US, CA, CN, KR & TW

Allen & Unwin (May 2016)

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Overview

A moving novel about one child's life in the middle of the drug war in Mexico

For high-school student Emilio Garcia Lopez, it's an ordinary school day. But that evening the knock on the door announcing the arrival of his police officer cousin Juanita, flanked by a tall man in the uniform of the Federal Police, will turn his ordinary day into the beginning of a long nightmare. Emilio's mother has been kidnapped in broad daylight from a hotel car park by unidentified criminals, who appear to know a great deal about her business and who have mistaken her for a wealthy businesswoman. An action-packed story set in a contemporary conflict zone.

Author Biography

Sophie Masson is the author of several children's novels, including The Hand of Glory, winner of the Young Adult Aurealis Science Fiction and Fantasy Awards. Her other titles include The Crystal Heart, Moonlight and Ashes, Scarlet in the Snow, and the Thomas Trew series. Lyn White is an editor and teacher. Her work with refugee and migrant children motivated her to create a series that spoke of their experiences, and led to the Through My Eyes series, which includes Amina, Naveed, and Zafir.