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The Resource The Circuit : stories from the life of a migrant child, Francisco Jiménez

The Circuit : stories from the life of a migrant child, Francisco Jiménez

Label
The Circuit : stories from the life of a migrant child
Title
The Circuit
Title remainder
stories from the life of a migrant child
Statement of responsibility
Francisco Jiménez
Title variation
Stories from the life of a migrant child
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
These stories follow a migrant family through their circuit, from picking cotton and strawberries to topping carrots-- and back again-- over a number of years
Summary
A realistic portrayal of the lives of migrant workers, based on the author's own experiences, movingly chronicles a family's perseverance in the face of extreme hardship
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Americas Book Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature, 1997.
  • Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Fiction, 1998.
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 1997
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 1999
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
081778
Cataloging source
SNM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jiménez, Francisco
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • California
  • Mexican Americans
  • Migrant agricultural laborers
  • Mexican American families
  • Mexican Americans
  • Migrant agricultural laborers
  • Mexican American families
  • Manners and customs
  • Mexican American families
  • Mexican Americans
  • Migrant agricultural laborers
  • California
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
stories from the life of a migrant child
Label
The Circuit : stories from the life of a migrant child, Francisco Jiménez
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Under the wire -- Soledad -- Inside out -- Miracle in Tent City -- El Angel de Oro -- Christmas gift -- Death forgiven -- Cotton sack -- The circuit -- Learning the game -- To have and to hold -- Moving still
Control code
ocm42706849
Dimensions
19 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 116 pages
Isbn
9780395979020
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)42706849
Label
The Circuit : stories from the life of a migrant child, Francisco Jiménez
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Under the wire -- Soledad -- Inside out -- Miracle in Tent City -- El Angel de Oro -- Christmas gift -- Death forgiven -- Cotton sack -- The circuit -- Learning the game -- To have and to hold -- Moving still
Control code
ocm42706849
Dimensions
19 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 116 pages
Isbn
9780395979020
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)42706849

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