Senderos fronterizos

Senderos fronterizos

By:  Francisco Jiménez

Also available in:

A la edad de catorce anos, Francisco Jiftrienez,/ junto con su madre y Roberto, su hermano mayor, es capturado por la migra. Obligada a abandonar su hogar en California, la familia entera viaja en autobus durante veinte horas, hasta llegar a la frontera mexicano-estadounidense en Nogales, Arizona,En los meses y anos subsiguientes, Francisco, su madre y su padre, asi como su hermana y sus cuatro hermanos, no solo luchan para mantener junta a su familia, sino que enfrentan tambien una aplastante pobreza, largas horas de trabajo y flagrantes prejuicios racistas. La manera en que ellos logran mantener su esperanza, tenacidad y generosa bondad se revela en esta emocionante continuacion de Cajas de carton. Sin amargura ni sentimentalismo, Francisco Jimenez termina de contar la historia de su juventud. Una vez mas -sus palabras, sencillas pero potentes, permitiran a los lectores abrir sus mentes y sus corazones.

Available Resources

Related Categories

  • Format: eBook

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780547531021

  • ISBN-10: 0547531028

  • Pages: 240

  • Price: $4.99

  • Publication Date: 10/01/2002

  • Age(s): 12,13,14,15,16

  • Grade(s): 7-12

  • Reading Level:

    • Lexile Reading Level 750L

Francisco Jiménez
Author

Francisco Jiménez

Francisco Jiménez emigrated from Tlaquepaque, Mexico, to California, where he worked for many years in the fields with his family. He received both his master's degree and his Ph.D. from Columbia University and is now the chairman of the Modern Languages and Literature Department at Santa Clara University, the setting of much of his newest novel, Reaching Out. He is the award-winning author of The Circuit, Breaking Through, and La Mariposa. He is also the recipient of the John Steinbeck Award. He lives with his family in Santa Clara, California.
Learn More

Available Resources

Related Categories

  • Format: eBook

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780547531021

  • ISBN-10: 0547531028

  • Pages: 240

  • Price: $4.99

  • Publication Date: 10/01/2002

  • Age(s): 12,13,14,15,16

  • Grade(s): 7-12

  • Reading Level:

    • Lexile Reading Level 750L

Want the latest...

on all things Teen & Young Adult?