Enrique’s Journey (The Young Adult Adaptation): The True Story of a Boy Determined to Reunite with His Mother

Enrique's Journey (The Young Adult Adaptation): The True Story of a Boy Determined to Reunite with His Mother Author Sonia Nazario
ISBN-10 0385743289
ISBN-13 9780385743280
Year 2014-08-05
Pages 288
Language English
Publisher Ember
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Adapted for young people this edition of Enriques Journey is written by Sonia Nazario and based on the adult book of the same name It is the true story of Enrique a teenager from Honduras who sets out on a journey braving hardship and peril to find his mother who had no choice but to leave him when he was a child and go to the United States in search of work Enriques story will bring to light the daily struggles of migrants legal and otherwise and the complicated choices they face simply trying to survive and provide for the basic needs of their families The issues seamlessly interwoven into this gripping nonfiction work for young people are perfect for common core discussion Includes an 8 page photo insert as well as an epilogue that describes what has happened to Enrique and his family since the adult edition was published A heartwrenching account Provides a human face both beautiful and scarred for the undocumented A must read Kirkus Reviews Starred Nazario s straightforward journalistic writing style largely serves the complex sprawling story effectively A valuable addition to young adult collections School Library Journal This powerfully written survival story personalizes the complicated pervasive and heart wrenching debates about immigration and immigrants rights and will certainly spark discussion in the classroom and at home BooklistAn NCSS CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young PeopleA Kirkus Reviews Best Teen Book of the YearA Junior Library Guild Selection

Dictator Style

Dictator Style Author Peter York
ISBN-10 0811853144
Release 2006-05-04
Pages 119