In a novel-in-verse that brims with grief and love, National Book Award-winning and New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Acevedo writes about the devastation of loss, the difficulty of forgiveness, and the bittersweet bonds that shape our lives. This book is told entirely in verse from two different perspectives. Camino, who lives in the Dominican Republic and Yahaira, who lives in New York. They know notthing of one another until tradgety takes their father away. They are half sisters with the same father.Family secrets, grief, resentment. There were just so many elements that made this story whole; poverty, class, and colorism being among them.