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Stories by Kylie Corwin

Local Pacific Islander Community Organizations

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Learn more about local San Diego Hawaiian and Polynesian organizations.

Chapter Sixteen

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In chapter 16 Mitra returns and begins work at the University. She has lunch with Roya and tells her some interesting things about Mr. Elmi. Roya begins to receive notes from Shireen through Nasrin.

Chapter Fifteen

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In chapter fifteen, Roya goes to see Shireen in prison.

Chapter Fourteen

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In chapter fourteen Roya is invited to visit Shireen in Tehran. Kyan asks her a very important question.

Chapter Thirteen

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In chapter thirteen demonstrations escalate. Roya learns the sentence for Shireen and Eemon, and attends Ali's funeral.

Chapter Twelve

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In chapter twelve Roya goes to see Jenab, and is kept home by her father.

Chapter Eleven

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In chapter eleven Roya goes to see Shireen and hears something unexpected.

Chapter Ten

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In chapter ten, Roya meets Kyan, a fellow student at her school. Summer comes and she goes to the farm with her father.

Chapter Nine

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In chapter nine school ends and Roya takes her university exams. She and Shireen start university and Shireen gets married. Roya notices a change in her friend.

Chapter Eight

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In chapter eight Roya finds out why Shireen was gone for so long and receives a gift from her.

Chapter Seven

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School starts again in chapter seven with SAVAK attacks escalated, and no sign of Jenab.

Chapter Six

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In chapter six, Roya spends her summer at the family farm.

Chapter Five

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In chapter five, Shireen has a suitor is trying to convince her father to give his approval. Jenab teaches a harsh lesson, and school ends for the year.

Chapter Four

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Things starts to escalate at the school in chapter four. The controversy surrounding Mr. Elmi is causing a ruckus.

Chapter Three

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Jenab discusses "The Little Black Fish" whcih causes a heated discussion. Roya learns more about Shireen, and is worried by Pedar's opium smoking.

Chapter Two

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In chapter two Roya and Shireen start to get to know each other as they connect over poetry and literature. The Persian New Year, Norooz is celebrated.

Chapter One

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In chapter one, we are introduced to Roya, her family, and school life. We also begin to learn about the SAVAK and their role in Iranian society.

Setting & Genre

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Learn more about the setting and genre for Sky of Red Poppies.

Setting & Genre

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Learn more about the genre, backround, and setting of Into the Beautiful North.

Chapter Thirty Six & Epilogue

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On their bus ride back, Nayeli and Tacho meet Agent Arnie Davis again. Pepino, the town simpleton, sees something in the distance.

Chapter Thirty Five

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Nayeli and Tacho board a bus back to San Diego.

Chapter Thirty Four

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Nayeli gets help finding her father.

Chapter Thirty Three

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Tacho and Nayeli arrive in Kankakee.

Chapter Thirty Two

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Nayeli and Tacho make their way through Kansas, Missouri and finally into Illinois.

Chapter Thirty One

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The group back home is amazed by how many people show up as applicants for the job as warrior.

Chapter Thirty

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Nayeli and Tacho reach Colorado and are welcomed by some, and ignored by others.

Chapter Twenty Nine

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Chava and Irma are reunited once again.

Chapter Twenty Eight

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The duo continue on their journey and recieve a less than warm welcome in Utah.

Chapter Twenty Seven

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Nayeli and Tacho start the first leg of their journey making their way through California and into Las Vegas.

Chapter Twenty Six

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Irma arrives in San Diego to take over Nayeli's mission while Nayeli goes on her trip to Kankakee.

Chapter Twenty Five

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Nayeli goes with Chava to meet Angel and gets into an altercation with some less than friendly thugs.

Chapter Twenty Four

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In chapter twenty four, Tacho finds his way to San Diego.

Chapter Twenty Three

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In chapter twenty three we learn about the history of Chava and Irma.

Chapter Twenty Two

In chapter twenty two Vampi meets El Brujo and Nayeli and Yolo call Chava Chavrín.

Chapter Twenty One

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In chapter twenty one we rejoin Tacho as he is released from the border patrol and tries to find a way into San Diego.

Chapter Twenty

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Chapter twenty introduces us to Ma Johnston and the girls finally see Matt again.

Chapter Nineteen

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In chapter nineteen the girls finally make it successfully across the border.

Chapter Eighteen

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In chapter eighteen the girls arrive back in Tijuana and rethink their plan.

Chapter Seventeen

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Nayeli is processed by Agent Davis and Tacho has a misunderstanding with the Border Patrol agents.

Chapter Sixteen

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In chapter sixteen the group is caught by border patrol and Nayeli meets Agent Arnie Davis.

Chapter Fifteen

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In chapter fifteen Atómiko finds the girls and Tacho a coyote to get them across. He decides to come with them and they being their journey across the border.

Chapter Fourteen

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In chapter fourteen, Nayeli meets Atómiko, the greateast warrior of all.

Chapter Thirteen

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In chapter thirteen our protagonists arrive in the dump town of Tijuana and are treated to the hospitality of Don Porfirio and Doña Araceli

Chapter Twelve

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The four discover the border fence and make some new friends who invite them to their home.

Chapter Eleven

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In chapter eleven the group spend the night at a hotel and have some unwanted visitors.

Chapter Ten

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In Chapter Ten the four finally arrive in Tijuana, worse for the wear. Nayeli calls Chava Chavarín.

Chapter Nine

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In chapter eight the girls find out that their mission is not as going to be as glamorous as they thought.

Chapter Eight

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In Chapter Eight the girls prepare for and begin their journey.

Chapter Seven

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Chapter seven sparks the beginning of the girls' journey north.

Chapter Six

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The election for mayor is held in Chapter Six.

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