A vast number of children in schools across the country are living in fear of deportation. Other children have friends who are experiencing fears related to this. These feelings must be addressed in our schools. In this book, Miguel is fearful that his parents could be deported any day. He became so terrified at one point that he runs away from school. Fortunately, his school counselor helps him learn about his family's situation. He is encouraged to become proactive in reaching out to lawmakers in his state. Then he works to help others in his school by becoming an Upstander to reach out to other students who need someone to listen to them.
This book will help children in similar situations to understand that they are not alone in their fears. It will also encourage them to do something positive to help make a difference in their school and community.