Lucky Boy by Shanthi Sekaram 480 pages

Solimar is Ignacio’s birth mother.  She is young, unmarried and an illegal immigrant from a small, rural Mexican village.  Kavya and Rishi are Ignacio’s foster parents.  They are first generation Americans who have tried to conceive but with no success.  All three love the little boy and want what each thinks is best for him.

Lucky Boy poses a dilemma that has been discussed for ages.  What benefits a child more to be with his or her birth family or the family that can provide him or her with financial, educational and social advantages?  This is not a tale of right versus wrong, but instead about who should decide the fate of a very young child.

Sekaram writes a good, easy to read novel that could lead tosome very  interesting discussions.

Lucky Boy by Shanthi Sekaram 480 pages

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