The other side : stories of Central American teen refugees who dream of crossing the border
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New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, [2019].
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Book
Edition
First edition.
Physical Desc
147 pages ; 22 cm.
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Main Library - Young Adult  1 available
305.235 Vil
Oliver La Farge - Young Adult  2 available
305.235 Vil
Southside - Young Adult  1 available
305.235 Vil

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English
ISBN
9780374305734, 0374305730
Accelerated Reader
MG+
Level 4.9, 3 Points

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You can't really tell what time it is when you're in the freezer. Every year, thousands of migrant children and teens cross the U.S.-Mexico border. The journey is treacherous and sometimes deadly, but worth the risk for migrants who are escaping gang violence and poverty in their home countries. And for those refugees who do succeed? They face an immigration process that is as winding and multi-tiered as the journey that brought them here. In this book, award-winning Mexican author Juan Pablo Villalobos strings together the diverse experiences of eleven real migrant teenagers, offering readers a beginning road map to issues facing the region. These timely accounts of courage, sacrifice, and survival--including two fourteen-year-old girls forming a tenuous friendship as they wait in a frigid holding cell, a boy in Chicago beginning to craft his future while piecing together his past in El Salvador, and cousins learning to lift each other up through angry waters--offer a rare and invaluable window into the U.S.-Central American refugee crisis. In turns optimistic and heartbreaking, The Other Side balances the boundless hope at the center of immigration with the weight of its risks and repercussions. Here is a necessary read for young people on both sides of the issue.
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Every year thousands of migrant children and teens cross the U.S.-Mexico border. The journey is treacherous and sometimes deadly, but worth the risk for migrants who are escaping gang violence and poverty in their home countries. Those refugees who do succeed face an immigration process that is as winding and multi-tiered as the journey that brought them here. Villalobos strings together the diverse experiences of eleven real migrant teenagers, offering readers a beginning road map to issues facing the region. -- adapted from jacket

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APA Citation (style guide)

Villalobos, J. P., & Harvey, R. (2019). The other side: stories of Central American teen refugees who dream of crossing the border (First edition.). Farrar Straus Giroux.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Villalobos, Juan Pablo, 1973- and Rosalind Harvey. 2019. The Other Side: Stories of Central American Teen Refugees Who Dream of Crossing the Border. New York: Farrar Straus Giroux.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Villalobos, Juan Pablo, 1973- and Rosalind Harvey. The Other Side: Stories of Central American Teen Refugees Who Dream of Crossing the Border New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 2019.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Villalobos, Juan Pablo, and Rosalind Harvey. The Other Side: Stories of Central American Teen Refugees Who Dream of Crossing the Border First edition., Farrar Straus Giroux, 2019.

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