THE CIRCUIT STORIES FROM THE LIFE OF A MIGRANT CHILD

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The Circuit

Author : Francisco Jiménez
ISBN : 0826317979
Genre : Fiction
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Offers a look at a migrant family, detailing their daily life and the struggles they endured to build an existence on the small opportunities they were given
Category: Fiction

Breaking Through

Author : Francisco Jiménez
ISBN : 0618342486
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Having come from Mexico to California ten years ago, fourteen-year-old Francisco is still working in the fields but fighting to improve his life and complete his education.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Taking Hold

Author : Francisco Jimenez
ISBN : 9780547632308
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Traces the author's education at Columbia University, where he struggled with cultural differences and a changing sense of identity.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Reaching Out

Author : Francisco Jiménez
ISBN : 0547529538
Genre : Young Adult Nonfiction
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From the perspective of the young adult he was then, Francisco Jiménez describes the challenges he faced in his efforts to continue his education. During his college years, the very family solidarity that allowed Francisco to survive as a child is tested. Not only must he leave his family behind when he goes to Santa Clara University, but while Francisco is there, his father abandons the family and returns to Mexico. This is the story of how Francisco coped with poverty, with his guilt over leaving his family financially strapped, with his self-doubt about succeeding academically, and with separation. Once again his telling is honest, true, and inspiring.
Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

The Voyage Of The Frog

Author : Gary Paulsen
ISBN : 9780545748278
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 62.19 MB
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This adventure novel about survival at sea by Newbery Honor author Gary Paulsen is now available in an After Words paperback edition! David thought he was alone, that the ocean around him was all there was of the world. The wind screamed, the waves towered, and his boat, the twenty-two foot fiberglass FROG, skidded and bucked and, each moment, filled deeper and grew heavier with sea water. David thought surely he was dead at fourteen. His uncle Owen, who had taught him about sailing safely, would be so angry. Owen had died only days ago, his last wish for David to take the FROG out on his own, and sail her beyond sight of the coast, and once there scatter Owen's ashes.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

The Christmas Gift

Author : Francisco Jiménez
ISBN : 0547529805
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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With honesty and grace, award-winning author Francisco Jiménez shares his most poignant Christmas memory in this beautifully illustrated picture book. As Christmas approaches, Panchito can’t wait to see what present he gets. But on Christmas Day, he is disappointed when all he gets is a bag of candy, until he sees the gift his father gives his mother. Panchito then realizes that gifts of the heart are the most precious of all.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Breaking Through

Author : Brenda D. Smith
ISBN : 0321051041
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Rabbit Robot

Author : Cece Bell
ISBN : 9780763654757
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Rabbit is excited about the sleepover he has carefully planned for his friend Robot, but Robot has some different ideas about how things should go.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Heart Shaped Cookies

Author : David Rice
ISBN : 193101079X
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 78.64 MB
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A collection of ten short stories reprinted from "Give the pig a chance" and other anthologies, nine new stories, and a play by Mike D. Garcia based on Rice's short story, "She flies."
Category: Fiction

The Day Of The Pelican

Author : Katherine Paterson
ISBN : 9780547417394
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 74.79 MB
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2013 Laura Ingalls Wilder Award Meli Lleshi is positive that her drawing of her teacher with his pelican nose started it all. The Lleshis are Albanians living in Kosovo, a country trying to fight off Serbian oppressors, and suddenly they are homeless refugees. Old and young alike, they find their courage tested by hunger, illness, the long, arduous journey, and danger on every side. Then, unexpectedly, they are brought to America by a church group and begin a new life in a small Vermont town. The events of 9/11 bring more challenges for this Muslim family--but this country is their home now and there can be no turning back.A compassionate, powerful novel by a master storyteller.
Category: Juvenile Fiction