Stories from the Life of a Migrant Child
By (author) Francisco Jim enez
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Circuit by Francisco Jim enez
Book Description"'La frontera'...I heard it for the first time back in the late 1940s when Papa and Mama told me and Roberto, my older brother, that someday we would take a long trip north, cross la frontera, enter California, and leave our poverty behind." So begins this honest and powerful account of a family's journey to the fields of California -- to a life of constant moving, from strawberry fields to cotton fields, from tent cities to one-room shacks, from picking grapes to topping carrots and thinning lettuce. Seen through the eyes of a boy who longs for an education and the right to call one palce home, this is a story of survival, faith, and hope. It is a journey that will open readers' hearts and minds.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780395979020
(184mm x 133mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Houghton Mifflin (Trade)
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Publish Date: 25-Oct-1999
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Francisco Jim enez
Circuit, Hardback (October 1997)» View all books by Francisco Jim enez
A collection of 12 short stories presented from the perspective of a young boy, in which the author narrates his childhood experiences growing up in a family of Mexican migrant farm workers.
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