La Frontera

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Price
$17.99  $16.73
Publisher
Barefoot Books
Publish Date
Pages
48
Dimensions
9.9 X 10.4 X 0.4 inches | 1.1 pounds
Language
Multiple Languages
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781782853886

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About the Author

Alfredo Alva is a stonemason from La Ceja, Mexico. He and his family live in Texas, where he designs architectural details from stone for local architects. He met Deborah Mills while working on a local architecture project, and they worked together to write his story and obtain photos of his family and hometown in Mexico.

Deborah Mills is an architect who has lived and traveled all over the world with her family. She divides her time between Texas, USA and the Thousand Islands.

Claudia Navarro studied at the Escuela Nacional de Artes Plásticas UNAM in Mexico City, and has illustrated for clients around the world. She lives in Mexico City, Mexico.

Reviews
★ "So simple, but so beautiful, the story depicts what many must go through when seeking a better life in America" - Publishers Weekly, starred review
★ "An authentic and humanizing perspective on immigration" - Booklist, starred review
"An authentic and humanizing perspective on immigration; a must-have for classrooms, libraries, and bilingual collections" - Mary Margaret Mercado, Pima County Public Library, Tucson, AZ