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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (864 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Will Hobbs Narrator: Ramon de Ocampo Publisher: Recorded Books Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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The acclaimed author of seven ALA Best Books for Young Adults, Will Hobbs pens a spellbinding true-to-life adventure. With nothing but dogged determination, 15year-old Victor leaves his Mexican village to illegally enter the U.S. and help his starving family. Soon he must outwit gangs, drug-runners, and border agents as he endures shivering nights, blistering days, and gnawing hunger. But can his longing for the beckoning opportunity of El Norte carry him through such impossible obstacles? Download and start listening now!

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Amy | 2/9/2014

    " The 7th graders at my school all read this book and we were lucky enough to have the author come talk with our students this year so that motivated me to read this book.(on a side note I also did a workshop this summer with his brother who is a State Supreme Court Justice here in CO). A compelling read and look at what people will do to come to the United States. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Heather | 2/6/2014

    " Well-researched, didactic novel about the struggles of a young illegal immigrant. I read it with my boys and had wonderful conversations with them about the many facets of this complex subject. I'm so glad my 9-year-old's teacher assigned it. I'd never heard of it, but it should be required reading if you live in the Southwest. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Kevin Larson | 1/1/2014

    " Cool book learned alot about Mexico and how tough it is for poor Mexican Familys "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by kara.✌ | 12/30/2013

    " a really really really bad ending. "

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