Last Summer of the Death Warriors, The
A top selected or recommended title by the Kansas State Reading Circle Commission.
Author: Francisco X. Stork
Publisher: Arthur A. Levine
Year Reviewed:: 2011
Review: Pancho, a ward of the state of New Mexico, is placed in an orphanage at the age of sixteen. He is determined to avenge the senseless death of his sister. D.Q., also living at the orphanage, has terminal cancer and recruits Pancho to accompany him on an extended trip to Albuquerque for medical treatment. Pancho has his own reasons for agreeing to go along, but both Pancho and D.Q. find out on this trip what it means to be a Death Warrior. Those who like