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Senderos Fronterizos / Breaking Through

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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.

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"Breaking Through" chronicles the author's teenage years. At the age of 14, Francisco and his family are caught by "la migra" (immigration officers) and forced to leave their California home, but soon find their way back. Jiminez explores the prejudice and challenges they face while also relaying universal adolescent experiences of school, dances and romances.

About the Author

Francisco Jiménez emigrated from Tlaquepaque, Mexico, to California, where he worked for many years in the fields with his family. He received both his masters 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 lives with his family in Santa Clara, California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780618226184
Author:
Jimenez, Francisco
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
Author:
Francisco Jim
Author:
nez, Francisco
Author:
E
Author:
nez
Author:
Jim
Location:
Boston
Subject:
General
Subject:
Boys / Men
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - General
Subject:
Mexican americans
Subject:
Agricultural laborers
Subject:
California
Subject:
Ethnic - Hispanic & Latino
Subject:
People of Color
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
September 2002
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
Spanish
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
7 x 5 x 0.75 in 0.51 lb
Age Level:
13-17

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