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North of Happy - by Adi Alsaid (Hardcover)
North of Happy - by Adi Alsaid (Hardcover)
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From Adi Alsaid, the acclaimed author of Lets Get Lost, Never Always Sometimes, and We Didnt Ask for This What do you do when you want to run away -- but you end up finding yourself? A dual citizen of Mexico and the United States, Carlos Portillo is happy to follow the well-worn path to a future of comfort and ease in Mexico City thats been planned for him since birth. But when his older brother Felix--who defied their parents to live a life of adventure--is tragically killed, Carlos is determined to live out his own dreams for the both of them. He escapes to San Juan Island off the coast of Washington state and gets a job with a celebrity chef hes admired from afar for years. But while things are coming together for him in the kitchen, a forbidden romance with his bosss daughter could end his career before it even begins. Finally living for himself, Carlos learns that reality doesnt come with a road map to an easy life -- but does finding your true path mean following your head? Or your heart? An exceptional tale of grief, ambition, love, and maturity.--Kirkus Reviews, starred review A YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adult nominee A Bank Street Best Childrens Book of the Year A TAYSHAS Reading List Book Gender: unisex.