El momento de Trino


This is the sequel to the award-winning Trino’s Choice, available in Spanish as El dilema de Trino.

by Diane González Bertrand  
Spanish translation by Rosario Sanmiguel

ISBN: 978-1-55885-473-4
Publication Date: October 31, 2006
Format: Trade Paperback
Pages: 192
Imprint: Piñata Books
11 and up

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Teenage years are difficult for anyone, but for Trino Olivares, it seems like he never gets a break.  Every time he rolls the dice, he feels like he always lands on the square marked “Lose Your Turn”.  In El momento de Trino, the Spanish translation of Trino’s Time, Trino must continue to hold on through the wild turns that leave him reeling.

Trying to cope with the loss of two friends, Trino finds himself even more alone in a world that seems to care very little for him.  Slowly, with the help of some friends and a Tejano hero that Trino discovers in history class, he learns that there are times in a man’s life in which he has to help himself.  Trino chooses to take charge.

Continuing the story of Trino’s Choice (El dilema de Trino), popular young-adult author Diane Gonzales Bertrand creates another dramatic story about the choices and the issues that face young adults.  In Trino, she has created a young hero who learns to cope with the world around him by learning to trust himself.