Cajas de Cartón: The Circuit Spanish Edition

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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 Jim nez 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 trav s de los campos de California viviendo una vida en constante movimiento, de campos de fresa a campos de algod n, 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 abrir el coraz n y la mente de los lectores.
Francisco Jim nez emigr de Tlaquepaque, M xico, a California, donde por muchos a os trabaj junto con su familia en los campos. Obtuvo una maestr a 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 all de m . Ha recibido premios por sus obras Cajas de cart n, Senderos fronterizos, La mariposa y M s all de m . Reside con su familia en Santa Clara, California

Product Details

Price
$7.99  $7.35
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin
Publish Date
September 30, 2002
Pages
208
Dimensions
4.9 X 0.4 X 6.9 inches | 0.2 pounds
Language
Spanish
Type
Paperback
ISBN/EAN
9780618226160
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About the Author

Francisco Jiménez 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 the chairman of the Modern Languages and Literature Department at Santa Clara University, the setting of much of his newest novel, Reaching Out. He is the award-winning author of The Circuit, Breaking Through, and La Mariposa. He is also the recipient of the John Steinbeck Award. He lives with his family in Santa Clara, California.