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The knife and the butterfly

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Carolrhoda Lab,
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IL: UG - BL: 4.9 - AR Pts: 7
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HL: High-Low 790L

After a marijuana-addled brawl with a rival gang, 16-year-old Azael wakes up to find himself surrounded by a familiar set of concrete walls and a locked door. Juvie again, he thinks. But he can't really remember what happened or how he got picked up. He knows his MS13 boys faced off with some punks from Crazy Crew. There were bats, bricks, chains. A knife. But he can't remember anything between that moment and when he woke behind bars. Azael knows prison, and something isn't right about this lockup. No phone call. No lawyer. No news about his brother or his homies. The only thing they make him do is watch some white girl in some cell. Watch her and try to remember. Lexi Allen would love to forget the brawl, would love for it to disappear back into the Xanax fog it came from. And her mother and her lawyer hope she chooses not to remember too much about the brawl--at least when it's time to testify. Lexi knows there's more at stake in her trial than her life alone, though. She's connected to him, and he needs the truth. The knife cut, but somehow it also connected.

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Full title knife and the butterfly
Author pérez ashley hope
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-15 06:34:22AM
Last Indexed 2018-05-22 00:10:13AM

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display_description After a brawl with a rival gang, sixteen-year-old Azael, a member of Houston's MS-13 gang and the son of illegal Salvadoran immigrants, wakes up in an unusual juvenile detention center where he is forced to observe another inmate through a one-way mirror.
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subject_facet Gangs, Juvenile delinquency, Juvenile detention homes, Salvadoran Americans
title_display The knife and the butterfly
title_full The knife and the butterfly / Ashley Hope Pe?rez
title_short The knife and the butterfly
topic_facet Gangs, Juvenile delinquency, Juvenile detention homes, Salvadoran Americans