Sacred LeafBook - 2007
Twelve-year-old Diego Juarez has escaped from being a virtual slave in an illegal cocaine operation in Bolivia. He is taken in by the Ricardo family who legally grow coca for tea and medicine. When the army destroys their crop and farm he eventually joins the cocaleros as they protest the destruction of their crops by confronting the army head on.
Publisher: Toronto : House of Anansi Press, c2007
Characteristics: 206 p. ; 20 cm
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