Colibri / Ann Cameron.
Author: Cameron, Ann, 1943-
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003.
Description: 227 p. ; 22 cm.
Subject: Kidnapping Fiction.
Indians of Central America Guatemala Fiction.
Kidnapping Juvenile fiction.
Mayas Juvenile fiction.
Indians of Central America Guatemala Juvenile fiction.
Guatemala Juvenile fiction.
Juvenile materials. local
Notes: "Frances Foster Books."
Contents: The valley -- The plaza -- The man with the beautiful hat -- Morning in Nebaj -- The club and the princess -- The day-keeper -- The seeds -- Paper -- I visit the day-keeper -- Doña Celestina heals me -- Split -- Uncle's plan -- On the road -- My cup -- San Sebastián -- Tango -- Me and Saint Sam in the dark -- Nice things -- Onions -- The game -- Lucky mouse -- In the moonlight -- So long, Saint Sam -- Where nobody goes -- Toy dogs -- Marcos -- The lesson -- My road -- The search -- Nebaj girl -- Birth -- Ants -- Ceremony -- The cave -- The ancestor -- I couldn't stop listening -- River of fear -- A little piece of paper -- The reunion.
Summary: Kidnapped when she was very young by an unscrupulous man who has forced her to lie and beg to get money, a twelve-year-old Mayan girl endures an abusive life, always wishing she could return to the parents she can hardly remember.