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Cajas De Carton / The Circuit : Relatos de la Vida Peregrina de un Nino Campesino / Stories From the

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A 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. 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.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 chairman of the Modern Languages and Literature Department at Santa Clara University, the setting of much of Reaching Out. He is the award-winning author ofThe Circuit, Breaking Through, La Mariposa, and Reaching Out. He lives in Santa Clara, California, with his family.El intenso relato del viaje de una familia a través de los campos de California viviendo una vida en constante movimiento, de campos de fresa a campos de algodón, y de campamentos a cobertizos de un ambiente. Narrada por un joven que anhela estudiar y obtener el derecho de elegir un hogar, esta es una historia de supervivencia, fe y esperanza. Un viaje que abrirá el corazón y la mente de los lectores.Francisco Jiménez emigró de Tlaquepaque, México, a California, donde por muchos años trabajó junto con su familia en los campos. Obtuvo una maestría y un doctorado en la Universidad de Columbia, siendo actualmente jefe del Departamento de Lenguajes Modernos y Literatura de la Universidad de Santa Clara, el escenario principal de Mas allá de mí.Ha recibido premios por sus obras Cajas de cartón, Senderos fronterizos, La mariposay Más allá de mí. Reside con su familia en Santa Clara, California
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. Simultaneous.
Number of Pages: 123
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Boys + Men
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Francisco Jimenez
Language: Spanish
Street Date: September 30, 2002
TCIN: 12081488
UPC: 9780618226160
Item Number (DPCI): 248-35-0895
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