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Somos Como Las Nubes / We Are Like the Clouds (Bilingual) (Hardcover) (Jorge Argueta)

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Why are young people leaving their country to walk to the United States to seek a new, safe home? Over 100,000 such children have left Central America. This book of poetry helps us to understand why and what it is like to be them.This powerful book by award-winning Salvadoran poet Jorge Argueta describes the terrible process that leads young people to undertake the extreme hardships and risks involved in the journey to what they hope will be a new life of safety and opportunity. A refugee from El Salvador’s war in the eighties, Argueta was born to explain the tragic choice confronting young Central Americans today who are saying goodbye to everything they know because they fear for their lives. This book brings home their situation and will help young people who are living in safety to understand those who are not. Compelling, timely and eloquent, this book is beautifully illustrated by master artist Alfonso Ruano who also illustratedThe Composition, considered one of the 100 Greatest Books for Kids by Scholastic’sParent and Child Magazine.
Edition: Bilingual
Number of Pages: 1
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Central America
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Pgw
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Jorge Argueta
Language: Spanish
Street Date: October 11, 2016
TCIN: 51543035
UPC: 9781554988495
Item Number (DPCI): 248-23-3672
$13.26
MSRPReg: $18.95 Save $5.69 (30% off)

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