Daughter of Invention by Julia Alvarez

The Garcia family settles in New York after fleeing from the Dominican Republic. They leave to escape dictator General Issimo TruJillo vengeace of this secret police- Sim. The Garcia's are fictional but TrugJillo is not during his rule (1930-1961) many families sought refuge and a new life in the United States.

Brionna- Grade 10 Central High School