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Description - Journey of the Sparrows by Fran Leeper Buss

Nailed into a crate in the back of a truck, fifteen-year-old MarA-a, her older sister, Julia, their little brother, Oscar, and a boy named TomAs endure a terrifying and torturous journey across the U.S. border and then north to Chicago. There they struggle to find work-cleaning, sewing, washing dishes-always fearful of arrest and deportation back to the cruelties of El Salvador. By turns heartbreaking and hopeful, this moving story of the secret lives of immigrants is not to be missed. A gripping, lyrical portrayal of a continuing American dilemma." ("Kirkus Reviews," pointer review)

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780780719194
ISBN-10: 0780719190
Format: Hardback
(193mm x 127mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Perfection Learning
Publisher: Perfection Learning
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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Journey of the Sparrows by Fran Leeper Buss
Paperback / softback, December 2002
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