Lupita Manana by Patricia BeattyLupita Manana by Patricia Beatty

Lupita Manana

byPatricia Beatty

Paperback | October 17, 2000

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Crossing over the border is a dangerous business...

...But Lupita must cross from Mexico to America. After her father dies in a fishing boat accident in the seas near their small Mexican village, Lupita's family is left in poverty. Lupita and her big brother, Salvador, must smuggle themselves into the United States to earn money to support their mother and young siblings.

America is not the land of opportunity they had hoped. A new language, hard labor, and the constant threat of la migra -- the immigration police--make every day a difficult challenge. But for feisty Lupita, there is always hope for a better manana -- tomorrow.

Patricia Beatty was born in Portland, Oregon, and was a longtime resident of southern California. After graduating from college, she taught high school English and history, and later held various positions as a science and technical librarian and also as a children's librarian. She taught Writing Fiction for Children at several branche...
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Title:Lupita MananaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 7.62 × 5.12 × 0.38 inPublished:October 17, 2000Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0380732475

ISBN - 13:9780380732470

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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