FREE Shipping on orders over $60 | 25% off all items | 30% off orders over $1000 | 35% off orders over $2500

Cajas de Carton (The Circuit Spanish Edition), Jimenez, ed.

by Francisco JimΘnez
| Item # X7228
Cajas de Carton (The Circuit Spanish Edition), Jimenez, ed. X7228
Format: Paperback
$7.99 $5.99 Save $2.00
McAfee SECURE sites help keep you safe from identity theft, credit card fraud, spyware, spam, viruses and online scams BMI Educational Services Inc. is a BBB Accredited Business. Click for the BBB Business Review of this Books - New in Dayton NJ

Description

A powerful account of a family's journey to the fields of California -- to a life of constant moving, from strawberry fields to cotton fields, from tent cities to one-room shacks. Seen through the eyes of a boy who longs for an education and the right to call one palce home, this is a story of survival, faith, and hope. It is a journey that will open readers' hearts and minds. Francisco Jimenez emigrated from Tlaquepaque, Mexico, to California, where he worked for many years in the fields with his family. He received both his master s degree and his Ph.D. from Columbia University and is now chairman of the Modern Languages and Literature Department at Santa Clara University, the setting of much of Reaching Out. He is the award-winning author of "The Circuit, Breaking Through, La Mariposa, "and "Reaching Out"." He lives in Santa Clara, California, with his family. El intenso relato del viaje de una familia a traves de los campos de California viviendo una vida en constante movimiento, de campos de fresa a campos de algodon, y de campamentos a cobertizos de un ambiente. Narrada por un joven que anhela estudiar y obtener el derecho de elegir un hogar, esta es una historia de supervivencia, fe y esperanza. Un viaje que abrira el corazon y la mente de los lectores. Francisco Jimenez emigro de Tlaquepaque, Mexico, a California, donde por muchos anos trabajo junto con su familia en los campos. Obtuvo una maestria y un doctorado en la Universidad de Columbia, siendo actualmente jefe del Departamento de Lenguajes Modernos y Literatura de la Universidad de Santa Clara, el escenario principal de "Mas alla de mi. "Ha recibido premios por sus obras "Cajas de carton, Senderos fronterizos, La mariposa "y "Mas alla de mi. "Reside con su familia en Santa Clara, California"

Product Information

  • AR Level5.3
  • AR Quiz Number2485
  • AR Quiz Points4
  • AuthorFrancisco JimΘnez
  • Page Count144
  • ISBN100618226168
  • ISBN139780618226160
  • PublisherHoughton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
  • Year Published2002
  • Grade Level7
  • Type of BookFiction
  • SubjectGeneral fiction (Children's/YA)

Write a Review

 






Customer Reviews


Proud member of these professional organizations… NCTE International Literacy Association
McAfee SECURE sites help keep you safe from identity theft, credit card fraud, spyware, spam, viruses and online scams BMI Educational Services Inc. is a BBB Accredited Business. Click for the BBB Business Review of this Books - New in Dayton NJ
Processing