Carlos Fuentes doesn't want any part of the life his older brother, Alex, has laid out for him in Boulder, Colorado. He wants to keep living on the edge, and carve his own path—just like Alex did. Unfortunately, his ties to a Mexican gang aren't easy to break, and he soon finds himself being set up by a drug lord.When Alex arranges for Carlos to live with his former professor and his family to kee...
Hardcover: 336 pages
Publisher: Walker Books for Young Readers (April 13, 2010)
Product Dimensions: 5.9 x 1.3 x 8.5 inches
Amazon Rank: 2690478
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Carlos Fuentes loves living on the edge. But because of his unfortunate ties to a Mexican gang, while living in Mexico with his mother and younger brother, he finds himself in trouble, so his mom and uncle ship him to Colorado to live with his older...
being sent to jail, Carlos feels completely out of place. He's even more thrown by his strong feelings for the professor's daughter, Kiara, who is nothing like the girls he's usually drawn to. But Carlos and Kiara soon discover that in matters of the heart, the rules of attraction overpower the social differences that conspire to keep them apart.As the danger grows for Carlos, he's shocked to discover that it's this seemingly All-American family who can save him. But is he willing to endanger their safety for a chance at the kind of life he's never even dreamed possible?