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Rosa takes a chance [electronic resource] : Mexican Immigrants in the Dust Bowl Years. Susan Martins Miller.

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  • ISBN: 9781628362367 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 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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