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From the perspective of the young adult he was then, Francisco Jiménez describes the challenges he faced in his efforts to continu...e his education. During his college years, the very family solidarity that allowed Francisco to survive as a child is tested. Not only must he leave his family behind when he goes to Santa Clara University, but while Francisco is there, his father abandons the family and returns to Mexico. This is the story of how Francisco coped with poverty, with his guilt over leaving his family financially strapped, with his self-doubt about succeeding academically, and with separation. Once again his telling is honest, true, and inspiring. Book Details:Format: Paperback Publication Date: 9/7/2009 Pages: 208 Reading Level: Age 12 and Up Author: Francisco Jimenez Publisher: Graphia Dimensions: 6.9in length x 4.9in width x 0.7in height Weight: 6.4oz. Read More

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At the age of fourteen, Francisco Jimenez, together with his older brother Roberto and his mother, are caught by la migra. Forced ...to leave their home, the entire family travels all night for twenty hours by bus, arriving at the U.S. and Mexican border in Nogales, Arizona. In the months and years that follow, Francisco, his mother and father, and his seven brothers and sister not only struggle to keep their family together, but also face crushing poverty, long hours of labor, and blatant prejudice. How they sustain their hope, their goodheartedness, and tenacity is revealed in this moving sequel to The Circuit. Without bitterness or sentimentality, Francisco Jimnez finishes telling the story of his youth. Book Details:Format: Paperback Publication Date: 9/30/2002 Pages: 208 Reading Level: Age 12 and Up Author: Francisco Jimenez Publisher: Graphia Dimensions: 4.88in length x 0.62in width x 7.16in height Weight: 8.8oz. Read More

Graphia
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Ninth grader Rudy has a date with eleventh grader Patricia. Now he has to come up with the money, the poise, and the conversation ...to carry it off. This one-act play, by turns heartwarming and heart-wrenching, follows Rudy from his desperate search for guidance through the hilarious date itself--all the way to its happy conclusion. Includes a glossary of Spanish phrases. Book Details:Format: Paperback Publication Date: 6/1/2006 Pages: 96 Reading Level: Age 12 and Up Author: Gary Soto Publisher: Graphia Dimensions: 0.37in length x 5in width x 7.25in height Weight: 3.84 oz Read More

Graphia
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From the perspective of the young adult he once was, Francisco Jimenez describes the challenges he faces when continuing his educa...tion. During his college years, the very family solidarity that allows Francisco to survive as a child is tested. Not only must he leave his family when his goes to Santa Clara University, but while Francisco is there, his father abandons the family and returns to Mexico. This is the story of how Francisco copes with poverty, with his guilt over leaving his family financially strapped, with his self-doubt about succeeding academically, and with separation. Once again, his telling is honest and true?and inspiring. Book Details:Format: Paperback Publication Date: 9/7/2009 Pages: 224 Reading Level: Age 12 and Up Author: Francisco Jimenez Publisher: Graphia Dimensions: 6.9in length x 4.9in width x 0.6in height Weight: 5.59oz. Read More

Graphia
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This fictional account of the dismantling and removal of the Empire State Building describes the structure of a skyscraper and exp...lains how such an edifice would be demolished. Book Details:Format: Paperback Publication Date: 10/26/1987 Pages: 80 Reading Level: Age 10 and Up Author: David Macaulay Publisher: Graphia Dimensions: 9.01in length x 0.31in width x 11.96in height Weight: 11.52oz. Read More

Graphia
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The mills at Wicksbridge are imaginary, but their planning, construction, and operation are quite typical of mills developed in Ne...w England throughout the nineteenth century. Book Details:Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 9/26/1983 Pages: 128 Reading Level: Age 10 and Up Author: David Macaulay Publisher: Graphia Dimensions: 9.01in length x 0.43in width x 12.24in height Weight: 20oz. Read More

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In 1861, when war erupted between the States, President Lincoln made an impassioned plea for volunteers. Determined not to remain ...on the sidelines, Emma Edmonds cropped her hair, donned men?s clothing, and enlisted in the Union Army. Posing in turn as a slave, peddler, washerwoman, and fop, Emma became a cunning master of disguise, risking discovery and death at every turn behind Confederate lines. Book Details:Format: Paperback Publication Date: 8/1/2001 Pages: 130 Reading Level: Age 12 and Up Author: Seymour Reit Publisher: Graphia Dimensions: 7.13in length x 4.5in width x 0.36in height Weight: 3.2oz. Read More

Graphia
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A thought-provoking collection of twenty-five stories that reflect the wonder and glory of the origins of the world and humankind.... With commentary by the author. ?A must for mythology shelves.?--Booklist Book Details:Format: Paperback Publication Date: 9/15/1991 Pages: 176 Reading Level: Age 12 and Up Author: Virginia Hamilton Publisher: Graphia Dimensions: 10.03in length x 7.98in width x 0.48in height Weight: 20.8oz. Read More

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In 1607, when John Smith and his Coatmen arrive in Powhatan to begin settling the colony of Virginia, their relations with the vil...lages inhabitants are anything but warm. Pocahontas, the beloved daughter of the Powhatan chief, is just eleven, but this astute young girl plays a fateful, peaceful role in the destinies of two peoples. Drawing from the personal journals of John Smith, American Book Award winner Joseph Bruchac reveals an important chapter of history through the eyes of two legendary figures. Includes an afterword, a glossary, and other historical context. Book Details:Format: Paperback Publication Date: 10/1/2005 Pages: 173 Reading Level: Age 12 and Up Author: Joseph Bruchac Publisher: Graphia Dimensions: 7.49in length x 5.08in width x 0.54in height Weight: 5.59oz. Read More

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