To help her poverty-stricken family, year-old Lupita enters California as an illegal alien and starts to work while Book – Lupita Manana by Patricia Beatty. Lupita Manana by Patricia Beatty – book cover, description, publication history. Following their father’s death, Lupita and her brother must leave their Mexican fishing village for the U.S. to earn income for the family. Ages up. (May).

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Once their they struggle because they were sent to come to a rich aunt. America is not the land of opportunity they had hoped.

This was such an appropriate book. Over all everything is a pop-up book that is full of surprises waiting to happen in this story.

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Feb kupita, Kameron added it. Readers will love this book if they like well-presented plots with identifiable settings and a dragging plot. You will fall in love with her courage, After spending two years working in Mexico City I have a huge heart for Mexico and her people.

Patricia Polacco Hardcover Books. User Review – Flag as inappropriate i believe that this book is really inspiring because how lupita and salvador decided to cross the border no matter what to help their family. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. This book contains great adventure that is very realistic.


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HarperCollins; Reprint edition October 17, Language: I also hated the characters. There are la migra everywhere. Lupita is supposedly incredibly optimistic.

Great book-good relevant story to today’s political climate. The goal throughout the story is cross the border, due to there fathers death and make money to help there mother back in encenada. I would have given this book a 5 of 5 had there been a sequel. Lupita Manana, a unique novel written by Patricia Beatty, is full of adventures, family relationships, and humor. Luckily, Salvador had a friend that lived in Tijuana who helped him and Lupita cross the border successfully.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. See details for additional description. Not Enabled Word Wise: A committed f From Contemporary Authors Online: The story begins in Mexico and ends all the way in the United States. Buy the selected items together This item: A completely engaging novel about how two adolescents, Lupita and Salvador, must sneak into the United States looking for work after their father dies in a fishing accident and leaves the family destitute.


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Last one Free shipping. To help her poverty-stricken family, year-old Lupita leaves her Mexican fishing village and enters California as an illegal alien and starts to work while constantly on the watch for immigration authorities. The book is good in story, but out of character shape.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Read more Read less. Many people can relate to this book. Crossing over the border is a dangerous business Of course, when they reach their lupiita, she lulita not rich.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. To view it, click here. To this day I still do not like the book nor do I want any of my younger brothers reading this book as an assignment.

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Then, Salvador meets Lucio Luckya flashy pocho who turns Salvador’s thoughts toward girls, clothes, and fast cars. That immigrant can compare on how they struggled to get to the United States. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. I Love Trucks Philemon Sturges. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and mananx.

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