These autobiographical stories tell of hardship, poverty, and love within a family of migrant workers. "An authentic and strong Mexican voice."Publishers Weekly
Common Core Alignment:
RL.5.10. By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, at the high end of the grades 4–5 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
Boston Globe-Horn Book Award
Jane Addams Honor Book
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