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Cajas de Cartón: The Circuit Spanish Edition
Contributor(s): Jiménez, Francisco (Author)

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ISBN: 0618226168     ISBN-13: 9780618226160
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Language: Spanish
Published: September 2002

Annotation: Without sentiment or melodrama, this wonderful book perfectly portrays an immigrant child's view of leaving Mexico for California in the 1940s to pursue a better life.
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Boys & Men
Dewey: FIC
LCCN: 9704844
Age Level: 10-13
Grade Level: 5-8
Lexile Measure: 880(Not Available)
Physical Information: 0.4" H x 4.9" W x 6.9" (0.22 lbs) 208 pages
- Ethnic Orientation - Chicano
- Ethnic Orientation - Hispanic
Features: Ikids, Price on Product, Table of Contents
Review Citations: Booklist 02/15/2003 pg. 1076
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2002 pg. 122 - Recommended, Satisfactory
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2003 pg. 122 - Recommended, Satisfactory
Criticas 01/01/2003
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Publisher Description:
Francisco Jimenez immigrated with his family to California from Tlaquepaque, Mexico. He worked in the fields of California as a child, and his autobiographical novel The Circuit tells the story of those younger years. Breaking Through finishes telling the story of his youth, ending with his departure to college.

Contributor Bio(s): Jimenez, Francisco: - 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.
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