La Frontera

La Frontera

Barefoot Books

  • $12.99


Based on a true story! Join a young boy and his father on an arduous journey from Mexico to the United States in the 1980s to find a new life. They’ll need all the courage they can muster to safely cross the border — la frontera — and to make a home for themselves in a new land. Inspired by the childhood immigration experience of co-author Alfredo Alva, this story of perseverance is told in both Spanish and English to empower language-learning. Includes 4 pages of endnotes that unpack facts about Alfredo’s story and other stories like his / borders and borders around the world to help parents and educators talk with children about immigration, resilience, empathy and belonging.

A Junior Library Guild Selection for the 2018 elementary Spanish category.

Ages 3 to 11 years

Written By: Deborah Mills, Alfredo Alva

Illustrated By: Claudia Navarro











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