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Author Argueta, Jorge, author.

Title Caravan to the north : Misael's long walk / Jorge Argueta ; pictures by Manuel Monroy.

Publication Info. Toronto ; Berkeley : Groundwood Books, House of Anansi, 2019.


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 GDL Central Library Children's Fiction    j ARGUETA,JOR    Available
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Description 111 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Note Translation of: Caravana al norte.
Translated by Elizabeth Bell.
Summary "This novel in verse is a powerful first-person account of Misael Mart©Ưnez, a Salvadoran boy whose family joins the caravan heading north to the United States. We learn all the different reasons why people feel the need to leave -- the hope that lies behind their decision, but also the terrible sadness of leaving home. We learn about how far and hard the trip is, but also about the kindness of those along the way. Finally, once the caravan arrives in Tijuana, Misael and those around him are relieved. They think they have arrived at the goal of the trip -- to enter the United States. But then tear gas, hateful demonstrations, force and fear descend on these vulnerable people. The border is closed. The book ends with Misael dreaming of El Salvador."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Salvadorans -- Juvenile poetry.
Caravans -- Juvenile poetry.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Juvenile poetry.
Genre/Form Novels in verse.
Added Author Monroy, Manuel, illustrator.
Added Title Caravana al norte. English
Misael's long walk
ISBN 9781773063294 (hardcover) $16.95
1773063294 (hardcover) $16.95

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