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Enrique's journey (the young adult adaptation) [electronic resource] : The True Story of a Boy Determined to Reunite with His Mother. Sonia Nazario.

Nazario, Sonia. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780307983152 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2013.

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Summary, etc.: "A heart-wrenching account . . . a must-read," says Kirkus Reviews about this young adult edition of Enrique's Journey, based on Pulitzer Prize winner Sonia Nazario's highly praised adult work.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. Enrique's 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 in this gripping nonfiction work 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."Nazario's straightforward . . . journalistic writing style largely...
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 3 - Text Difficulty 5
MG+/Upper middle grades (6th-12th)
770 Lexile.
6.2 ATOS Level
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Delacorte Books for Young Readers, 2013. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 5819 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Young Adult Nonfiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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