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Dos conejos blancos / Jairo Buitrago ; ilustrado por Rafael Yockteng.

Buitrago, Jairo, (author.). Yockteng, Rafael, (illustrator.).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Whiting PL - Whiting ++FIC BUI (Text) 51735011796306 Spanish books Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781554989034 (bound)
  • ISBN: 1554989035 (bound)
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: Primera edición.
  • Publisher: Toronto ; Groundwood Books : 2015.

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Summary, etc.:
In this moving and timely story, a young child describes what it is like to be a migrant as she and her father travel north toward the US border. They travel mostly on the roof of a train known as The Beast, but the little girl doesn't know where they are going. She counts the animals by the road, the clouds in the sky, the stars. Sometimes she sees soldiers. She sleeps, dreaming that she is always on the move, although sometimes they are forced to stop and her father has to earn more money before they can continue their journey. As many thousands of people, especially children, in Mexico and Central America continue to make the arduous journey to the US border in search of a better life, this is an important book that shows a young migrant's perspective.
Additional Physical Form available Note:
Issued also in electronic format.
Language Note:
In Spanish.
Subject: Father and child > Juvenile fiction.
Rabbits > Juvenile fiction.
Refugees > Juvenile fiction.
Illegal aliens > Juvenile fiction.
Immigrants > Juvenile fiction.
Emigration and immigration > Juvenile fiction.
Padres e hijos > Novela juvenil.
Conejos > Novela juvenil.
Refugiados > Novela juvenil.
Hijos de inmigrantes > Novela juvenil.
Emigración e inmigración ilegal > Novela juvenil.
Problemas sociales > Novela juvenil.
Father and child.
Rabbits.
Refugees.
Genre: Picture books.
Spanish language materials.

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