READ & DOWNLOAD ☆ Yo tuve un sueño

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READ & DOWNLOAD ☆ Yo tuve un sueño È Award winning Mexican author Juan Pablo Villalobos explores illegal immigration with this emotionally raw and timely nonfiction book about ten Central American teens and their journeys to the United StatesYou can't really tell what time it is when you're in the freezerEvery year thousands of migrant childrAward winning Mexican author Juan Pablo Villalobos explores illegal immigration with this emotionally raw and timely nonfiction book about ten Central American teens and their journeys to the United StatesYou can't really tell what time it is when you're in the freezerEvery year thousands of migrant children and teens cross the US Mexico border The journey is treacherous and sometimes deadly but worth the risk for migrants who are escaping gang violence and poverty in their home coun. Thanks to Fierce Reads for the advanced reader's copyThis is one of the uickest books I've read all year including graphic novels It's not even 150 pages and all the short stories are 5 10 pages so it really flies by I really liked hearing about a specific group of people's struggles on their way to immigrating to America especially the forces in action that caused them to need to leave their home countries and what they have to persevere through to get where they are Because of that informativeness I think this was a valuable readHowever I'm not sure I loved the format of this The author interviewed multiple teens and young adults and then spun their answers into first person short stories that grasped the heart of their journey and struggles but lacked any meaningful emotion or detail It offered a good overview of a selection of different teens but I think I would have preferred hearing one fleshed out story rather than 10 glimpses of other stories just because I don't think this was super memorable in the end because it only scratched the surfaceStill if you want to learn about Central American teens coming to America for a better life and the hardship they had to deal with surrounding that I think this author faithfully translated their stories without exploiting them at all

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Tries And for those refugees who do succeed They face an immigration process that is as winding and multi tiered as the journey that brought them hereIn this book award winning Mexican author Juan Pablo Villalobos strings together the diverse experiences of eleven real migrant teenagers offering readers a beginning road map to issues facing the region These timely accounts of courage sacrifice and survival including two fourteen year old girls forming a tenuous friendship as they wai. The Other Side Stories of Central American Teen Refugees Who Dream of Crossing the Border by Juan Pablo Villalobos translated by Rosalind Harvey came to my attention after it made the shortlist of two for this year’s Kirkus Award for Young People’s Literature It’s a harrowing series of short vignettes about unaccompanied teenage refugees from Central America trying to cross into the US Though written as if fictitious these are actually the stories of young people the author interviewed at the border As bold and gripping as the stories are their brevity is a problem I wanted to know about their characters about why they had been treated so badly and how long they were detained for There’s a palpable sense of fear in each of them which really draws the reader in but frustratingly Villalobos has only done half a job

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Yo tuve un sueñoT in a frigid holding cell a boy in Chicago beginning to craft his future while piecing together his past in El Salvador and cousins learning to lift each other up through angry waters offer a rare and invaluable window into the US–Central American refugee crisisIn turns optimistic and heartbreaking The Other Side balances the boundless hope at the center of immigration with the weight of its risks and repercussions Here is a necessary read for young people on both sides of the iss. Reviewing for professional magazine see it in SLJ