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journeyfrommexicoJourney from Mexico

Grade 4-13+
Author Victor Villaseñor tells the harrowing story of his father’s escape from the violence of the Mexican Revolution, part of a massive migration in the early 1900s. He, his mother and two sisters make the dangerous journey to the “Mexican Ellis Island” – the border between El Paso, Texas and Ciudad Juarez – only to find another set of challenges. Told by Juan’s son, acclaimed author, Victor Villaseñor.

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