The tequila worm / Viola Canales.
Author: Canales, Viola.
Publisher: New York : Wendy Lamb Books, 2005.
ISBN: 0385909055 (lib. bdg.)
Description: 199 p. ; 22 cm.
Subject: Family life Texas Fiction.
Mexican Americans Fiction.
Boarding schools Fiction.
Target Audience: 012 & up.
Notes: Pura Belpré Author Award winner, 2006.
Summary: Sofia grows up in the close-knit community of the barrio in McAllen, Texas, then finds that her experiences as a scholarship student at an Episcopal boarding school in Austin only strengthen her ties to family and her "comadres."