Camino Rios loves the summer. That’s when her father comes to visit her in the Dominican Republic. This year though when she gets to the airport she isn’t greeted by her father’s smile. Instead she’s greeted by the crowds of crying people. In New York, Yahaira Rios is in the principal’s office listening to her mother telling her that her father has died in a plane crash. As the girls are forced to face the loss of their father and the reality of life without him they discover each other. This novel in verse tells the story of two sisters, separated by an ocean and decades of Papi’s secrets, supporting each other through their grief and finding out what having a sister means to them.