Still Dreaming / Seguimos Soñando (Hardcover)

Still Dreaming / Seguimos Soñando By Claudia Guadalupe Martínez, Magdalena Mora (Illustrator), Luis Humberto Crosthwaite (Translator) Cover Image
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In the first children's book to describe the long-forgotten chapter of US history known as Mexican Repatriation, a boy and his family leave their beloved home to avoid being separated by the government.

En el primer libro infantil que describe el cap tulo olvidado de la historia de los Estados Unidos conocido como la Repatriaci n Mexicana, un ni o y su familia dejan su amado hogar para evitar ser separados por el gobierno.

Faced with the prospect of being separated from each other, a young boy and his family make the difficult decision to leave their home and begin a journey filled with uncertainty. On the road, they meet other people like them. Families with deep roots tied to the land. Others that helped build the railroads. Some were shop owners and factory workers. Each with similar hopes and dreams.

Historians estimate that between 1930 and 1940, two million people living in the United States were forcibly removed and sent to live in Mexico. Telling this story from a child's perspective, award-winning author Claudia Guadalupe Mart nez lyrically recounts this often-overlooked period of United States history--Mexican Repatriation. Emotive illustrations by Magdalena Mora convey this poignant tale of longing for home and permanence, which reflects many of the dreams and hopes of people today.

Ante la perspectiva de ser separados, un ni o y su familia toman la dif cil decisi n de dejar su hogar y emprender un viaje lleno de incertidumbre. En el camino, se encuentran con otras personas como ellos. Familias con ra ces profundas atadas a la tierra. Otros que ayudaron a construir los ferrocarriles. Algunos eran due os de tiendas y trabajadores de f bricas. Cada uno con esperanzas y sue os similares.

Los historiadores estiman que entre 1930 y 1940, dos millones de personas que viv an en los Estados Unidos fueron sacadas a la fuerza y enviadas a vivir aM xico. Contando esta historia desde la perspectiva de un ni o, la galardonada autora Claudia Guadalupe Mart nez relata l ricamente este per odo de la historia de los Estados Unidos a menudo pasado por alto: La Repatriaci n Mexicana. Las emotivas ilustraciones de Magdalena Mora transmiten esta conmovedora historia de a oranza por el hogar y la permanencia, que refleja muchos de los sue os y esperanzas de la gente de hoy.

Praise For…


"A heartfelt, moving story full of moments of worry and fear but also love and warmth. With eyes focused on an uncertain future, this young protagonist never loses hope." -- Guadalupe García McCall, author of All the Stars Denied

Product Details
ISBN: 9780892394340
ISBN-10: 089239434X
Publisher: Children's Book Press (CA)
Publication Date: October 11th, 2022
Pages: 40
Language: Spanish