Published December 1998
by Globe Fearon .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||64|
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In , there w pregnancies—of which 35 were year-old girls—giving Guatemala the highest teenage pregnancy rate in Latin America. Many experts believe that the lack of education and healthcare, widespread poverty, and sexual violence are the . “Villalobos’ book is the type that readers will want to read for a second time. Highly recommended as a piece of good teen nonfiction.” These short vignettes by Villalobos are simply captivating. He provides poignant snapshot pictures of a dozen Central American teenage refugees who courageously cross the U.S.-Mexican border. Get this from a library! Dreams and nightmares: I fled alone to the United States when I was fourteen. [Liliana Velásquez; Mark Lyons] -- "At fourteen, Liliana Velásquez walked out of her village in Guatemala and headed for the U.S. border, alone. On her two-thousand-mile voyage she was robbed by narcos, rode the boxcars of La Bestia. Stormy Seas follows the journeys of five teenage refugees escaping war, persecution, and possible murder in search of asylum. Ruth and her family board the St. Louis to escape nazism; Phu departs from war-torn Vietnam; José ventures to the U.S. from Cuba; Najeeba flees Afghanistan; and Mohamed, an orphan, runs from his village on the Ivory Coast.
According to a study released in by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, 58 percent of Central American child migrants who arrived after October fled because of violence. We're also going to send you 4 greeting cards, Paz's stickers book to spread positivity around your loved ones, our branded sustainable cup to carry your coffe or tea around and a picture of the whole team -volunteers and teenage refugees- from the . Manuelito is the powerful story of a teenage refugee. When gangs start to take over Manuelito's town in Guatemala, his parents fear for his safety and hire a coyote to take him to the United States. The graphic novel details Manuelito's trip to the United States, his attempt to seek asylum once he reaches the U.S., and his treatment within the U.S/5. As two teenage cousins take the perilous journey from Guatemala to the U.S., this harrowing, heartfelt tale brings to life the plight of thousands of young refugees and the dangers they face. Recommended for ages 9 and older (Simon & Schuster, )Author: Red Tricycle.