The story takes place in a small town in a small house . The story most likely takes place in South America or in the Islands. You meet the mom dad and daughter but not much about the other sisters in the beginning of the story.
The dad brings home a dog from work one day and the mom was not to happy about it. The daughter was very excited and happy to see the new addition to their family. They named the dog Liberty to represent them going to America to recieve freedom.
2 shady men in black were watching the family and came into their yard and lifted up Liberty. The daughter admonished the men to put Liberty down. Their parents were sneaking around and trying to get their green cards so they can be free in America.
Their parents finally got their green cards! They were so very excited! They couldn't wait to go to America and be free. When they told their daughter she was very sad because that meant she had to leave her best friend Liberty.
The girl was so sad about having to leave Liberty! She kept begging and begging her parents to let them take him with. That was the one thing she wanted to bring to America but they wouldn't let her. She was very nervous that something would happen to Liberty, like those men coming back.
She was very sad that she had to leave Liberty. Liberty was inconsolable about them leaving him behind. So he decided to follow them, then the girl kicked him away and Liberty ran away. The girl is hoping Liberty will be waiting for them in America.