By Alex Sanchez
Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing, Hardcover, 9781416937722, 239pp.
Publication Date: June 9, 2009
"Bait opens some new, deep territory -- difficult, heartbreaking, and courageous; Diego's story will stick with readers for a long time. Alex Sanchez is a wonderful writer, brave and compassionate."
-- Terry Trueman, Printz Honor author of Stuck In Neutral
"The emotions are keenly conveyed here, and long after the other plot details have faded, Diego's raw urgency and need will likely linger with readers."--The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
“Sanchez draws his characters lovingly, making it very apparent that he…genuinely understands their peril.”—Kirkus Reviews
“An authentic and tender story…Sanchez does a masterful job.”—Publishers Weekly