How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents - Study Guide Trespass Summary & Analysis

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On the day that the family has been in the United States for a full year, they have a celebration with a cake and candles. Each of them is to make a wish and Carla secretly wishes that the family will go back home to the island. She misses the wildness of it and she hates the little postage stamp of grass that the family's house sits on in Long Island.

Carla is grateful for one thing however--that she is too old to go to the same school as her sisters do. Even though the public school is just two blocks away, her mother will not allow her to be subjected to the things that they teach in public schools. Carla must take two buses and walk for a mile to reach the Catholic school where she is enrolled. At first, her mother went with her every...

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