My Family Divided: One Girl’s Journey of Home, Loss and Hope, by Diane Guerrero with Erica Moroz

My Family Divided: One Girl’s Journey of Home, Loss and Hope
Written by Diane Guerrero with Erica Moroz

Diane Guerrero, actress, shares her story of living in the United States before and after her parents are deported back to Colombia. This true story is told with a vulnerability that you usually get from your close friends. Fear, anxiety, and depression are all a part of her journey. She has an inspiring story of how she overcame those fears and followed her dreams. Her struggle to reconcile with her family was raw and real. She uses her childhood to shine a light on the holes in the laws that surround immigration. If you love a good true story, this book is for you!

Review by Merri Rygg, Truman Elementary Media Center
Rating: ★★★★✩ (4 stars)
Interest Level: Grades 5-12

My Family Divided: One Girl's Journey of Home, Loss and Hope
Written by Diane Guerrero with Erica Moroz
Henry Holt and Company
256 pages
Release Date: July 17, 2018
A review copy was provided by the publisher.

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