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Rosa takes a chance : Mexican Immigrants in the Dust Bowl Years. / Susan Martins Miller.

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  • ISBN: 9781628362367 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2013.

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Summary, etc.: Time Period: 1934 - 1935Rosa Sanchez's parents took a chance on their future by emigrating from Mexico to the United States. Now, the ten-year-old takes a chance of her own. She wants to go to school! That's not easy for an immigrant girl in the Texas Panhandle of 1935-and it's even more challenging when the terrible, black-clouded storms of the "Dust Bowl" strike. Can Rosa hold to her God-given dream of a good education while her family battles for survival on the windswept plains?This novel for eight- to twelve-year-old girls features historical events to teach compelling lessons in American history and the Christian faith.
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 2 - Text Difficulty 3
MG/Middle grades (4th-8th)
4.2 ATOS Level
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. Uhrichsville : Barbour Books, 2013. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1998 KB) or Kobo app or compatible Kobo device (file size: N/A KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Juvenile Fiction.
Christian Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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