Travesía a migrant girl's cross-border journey = el viaje de una joven migrante

Graphic Novel
Published 2021
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"This compelling young adult graphic memoir, based on real events, tells the story of Gricelda, a fifteen-year-old Mexican girl who attempts to cross the border into America with her mother and younger brother in search of a better life. Their treacherous journey, filled with both heartbreak and hope, begins in Tijuana, where they are transported from house to house by strangers. Here they meet the mysterious smuggler el Guero, who promises to lead the young family through the mountains and the scorching heat of the desert and beyond. Can he prove himself by keeping them safe during the crossing? Will America be the country of dreams like they imagined? Or will adjusting to their new life in California be another type of struggle for Gricelda and her family?"

51 pages : chiefly colour illustrations ; 27 cm
Other Title:
Migrant girl's cross-border journey
Viaje de una joven migrante
Text in English and Spanish.
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