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Taking Hold : From Migrant Childhood to Columbia University (Reprint) (Paperback) (Francisco
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“Simply written but full of beautiful details, this book should inspire every citizen of our diverse and changing world.” —VOYA
In this fourth book in his award-winning memoir series, Francisco Jimenez leaves everything behind in California—a loving family, a devoted girlfriend, and the culture that shaped him—to attend Columbia University in New York City.
A moving account of the Latino experience in America, Francisco Jimenez’s work comes alive with telling details about the warmth and resiliency of family and the quest for identity against seemingly impossible odds.
Number of Pages: 191.0
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Age Range: Teen
Author: Francisco Jimu00e9nez
Street Date: October 17, 2017
Item Number (DPCI): 248-42-1668