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A brave young Mexican American girl befriends a boy who has crossed the Rio Grande River from Mexico with his mother to begin a new life in the United States. Bilingual in English and Spanish.
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Book Description Lee & Low Books, 1997. Paperback. Condition: BRAND NEW. Seller Inventory # 0892391308_abe_bn
Book Description Children's Book Press, 1997. Condition: New. Consuelo Mendez (illustrator). A+ Customer service! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in NEW condition. Seller Inventory # 0892391308-2-1
Book Description Children's Book Press, 1997. Paperback. Condition: New. Bilingual. Seller Inventory # DADAX0892391308
Book Description Children's Book Press,U.S., United States, 1997. Paperback. Condition: New. Consuelo Mendez (illustrator). Bilingual. Language: Spanish. Brand new Book. Having crossed the Rio Grande into Texas with his mother in search of a new life, Joaquín receives help and friendship from Prietita a brave young Mexican American girl. Did you come from the other side? You know, from Mexico? So begins the friendship between Prietita and Joaquín, the young boy who, with his mother, has crossed the Rio Grande River to Texas in search of a new life.Prietita, a brave young Mexican American girl, defends Joaquín from the neighborhood kids who taunt him with shouts of mojado or wetback. But what can she do to protect Joaquín and his mother from the Border Patrol as the van cruises slowly up the street toward their hiding place?Writer Gloria Anzaldúa is a major Mexican American literary voice. Illustrator Consuelo Méndez is a noted Latin American artist. Both grew up in South Texas. In this, their first collaboration, they have captured not only the hardship of daily life on the border, but also the beauty of the landscape and the dignity and generosity of spirit that the Mexican Americans and the Mexican immigrants share. Seller Inventory # FLT9780892391301
Book Description Children's Book Press, 1997. Condition: New. Consuelo Mendez (illustrator). book. Seller Inventory # M0892391308
Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # M-0892391308
Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # S-0892391308