Crossing the Wire

Crossing the Wire

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When falling crop prices threaten his family with starvation, fifteen-year-old Victor Flores heads north in an attempt to "cross the wire" from Mexico into the United States so he can find work and send money home. But with no coyote money to pay the smugglers who sneak illegal workers across the border, Victor must struggle to survive as he jumps trains, stows away on trucks, and hikes grueling miles through the Arizona desert.

Victor's journey is fraught with danger,… (more)

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Book Details  

Publisher: HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 224 pages

File size: 663 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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