Senderos Fronterizos A la edad de catorce anos Francisco Jiftrienez junto con su madre y Roberto su hermano mayor es capturado por la migra Obligada a abandonar su hogar en California la familia entera viaja en autob

  • Title: Senderos Fronterizos
  • Author: Francisco Jiménez
  • ISBN: 9780547531021
  • Page: 348
  • Format: ebook
  • A la edad de catorce anos, Francisco Jiftrienez, junto con su madre y Roberto, su hermano mayor, es capturado por la migra Obligada a abandonar su hogar en California, la familia entera viaja en autobus durante veinte horas, hasta llegar a la frontera mexicano estadounidense en Nogales, Arizona, En los meses y anos subsiguientes, Francisco, su madre y su padre, asi comoA la edad de catorce anos, Francisco Jiftrienez, junto con su madre y Roberto, su hermano mayor, es capturado por la migra Obligada a abandonar su hogar en California, la familia entera viaja en autobus durante veinte horas, hasta llegar a la frontera mexicano estadounidense en Nogales, Arizona, En los meses y anos subsiguientes, Francisco, su madre y su padre, asi como su hermana y sus cuatro hermanos, no solo luchan para mantener junta a su familia, sino que enfrentan tambien una aplastante pobreza, largas horas de trabajo y flagrantes prejuicios racistas La manera en que ellos logran mantener su esperanza, tenacidad y generosa bondad se revela en esta emocionante continuacion de Cajas de carton Sin amargura ni sentimentalismo, Francisco Jimenez termina de contar la historia de su juventud Una vez mas sus palabras, sencillas pero potentes, permitiran a los lectores abrir sus mentes y sus corazones.

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    1. I purchased a classroom set of this book prior to reading it. What relief to find that I did not make a huge and expensive mistake. The story is clear and simply written. The authenticity of the writer's voice is the strength of the story. What captivated me as a reader was Jimenez' ability to bring honesty to a difficult relationship with his father and a challenging up bringing with such sensitivity to the people who experienced it with him. In particular, I was moved by the way he described h [...]

    2. I first picked up this book because actually my Dad was reading it, and he recommended it to me. He told me the basic summary of it: how a boy was living in CA so many years ago, working jobs to support his family, and not even really thinking about himself. I got interested, so I decided to read this book. The first time I read the book, my initial reaction was wow. I have read other books about how a child was the hero, unwittingly and a bit too boastful (and predictable), but this is truly fr [...]

    3. This was a great book that was assigned to my "z" level reading group this year by my 5th grade teacher. It really made you "think" as in how thankful you should be to have a home, food, nice clothes, schooling, and not having to live in poverty. In this book there are 5 children, that are Mexican's, the main characters name is Franscisco, and he is extremly poor, along with the rest of his family. His father and other brothers work for very little, to nothing. They reminded me a little bit of s [...]

    4. As posted in [amazon]:I bought *Breaking Through* without realizing that it was a sequel to *The Circuit*. Nonetheless, you aren't lost if you start with *Breaking Through* I loved this memoir because it was one of the best portrayal of a migrant family. This memoir chronicled the life of Francisco Jimenez from the time that him and his family entered America from Mexico to his entrance into college. The Jimenez family saved up some money and entered into Mexico illegally. They were soon caught, [...]

    5. Breaking Through is a good book because it has faith, hope and trust. The setting of the book is in the Great Depression. This family worked in the fields picking crops. They had to move around to find work. This family is trying to get to California to get their jobs back. Their jobs were taken from them when they were sent back to Mexico by immigration officers. The kids have gotten a passport to America, but their parents could not get a passport, so the kids went to America so they could wor [...]

    6. I am a freshman in high school and was required to read this book for my Spanish class. This book was a very realistic description of a life as an immigrant in the United States. It described the difficulties of learning a new language and providing for your family with low paying jobs. My favorite part of the book was when Francisco’s parents went to his high school graduation with him. It was touching because it showed their love for him. I related to Francisco because he had ambitious goals [...]

    7. I liked this book and I also read the book before this one that is called "The circuit " they were both good books and I liked what it was about and what Francisco had to pass for when the immigration got him and Roberto and him not knowing English and him studying during he was working it must be really difficult.

    8. Breaking ThroughFansico Jimenez193Genre: biography and autobiographyReading level:5.5Exposition: this book takes back in the late 50/60 in a labor camp. A child was born in mexico and at a young age he crossed the us boarder with his family. After some time of living in the labor camp he always had anxiety on working with his brother, mother, and father. After a couple of years his mother got pregnant and he had the opportunity to start working. As a child he always thought that work was going t [...]

    9. In memoir, Breaking Through, by Francisco JimenezThis kid named Francisco crossed the border illegally when he was a little kid with all his family He studied in Santa Clara, but one day when he was in eighth grade the police patrol found him and wanted to kick him out of the country. However, when the police patrol went with his dad, Francisco’s Dad showed the police the Green Card (it’s a card that if you cross the border illegally, Americans can help you to stay in the country) and the po [...]

    10. Sequel to 'The Circuit,' 'Breaking Through' is the second in three semi-autobiographical installments about the maturation of Francisco Jimenez. The book follows Francisco, or Frankie, from his time in 8th grade through his graduation of high school. And his teenage experience is simultaneously typical and anything but that. He makes friends, performs in the talent show, becomes student body president, and applies and is accepted into college. All common narratives in novels surrounding life dur [...]

    11. I was interested in diversifying my reading and learning about a culture that was different than my own. When I picked up Breaking Through, By Francisco Jimenez, I thought I would get just that. I was mistaken, not only did I get a look at a different culture, I also received a glimpse of the other side of American culture. Reading through Francisco's tale had me heartbroken at point, but at other times I was uplifted and encouraged.Francisco struggles to root himself in a community. This is due [...]

    12. This book is about a young kid who’s name is Francisco Jimenez. He and his brother Roberto go to California to help out their parents with money. They would work really hard but would go have fun on the weekends. Francisco’s dream was to go to college and become a teacher. To reach his goal he tries his best to get scholarships for college. I really like this book because I love how Francisco doesn’t give up reaching his goal and being successful. Something else I like about this book is t [...]

    13. This book describes the life of the author growing up as an immigrant from Mexico during the 60's. Although this book is a sequel, I read it by itself and thought it was good as a stand-alone. The author does make references to things that happened in the first book, but only in passing. I admire the author for his perserverance in pursuing his dreams in the face of such insurmountable odds. I also admire his willingness to think of others who could be in the same set of circumstances, no matter [...]

    14. -Breaking Through-This story Is about a family that emigrates to the United States, and they have to work on the fields.Panchito and his older brother Roberto have to live by themselves because their parents go back to Mexico.-At the begining I really liked this book but then the story gets boring exiting happens in the story-This story reminds me of some of my cousins that emigrated to the United States as same as Panchito and his family did.d when panchito and roberto have to stay by without t [...]

    15. The (second of three) autobiographical story of Francisco Jimenez about his family crossing the border illegally from Mexico to California when he was 4, getting deported at 14, and returning to California for the end of junior high and high school. The Circuit is about his younger years, this book is about his middle school and high school years, and Reaching Out is about his college years. Set in the 1950s and 1960s. While sometimes the dialogue and writing felt a little stilted and his 14-yea [...]

    16. This is the sequel of "the Circuit" by Francisco Jimenez. I was excited to read this book since the first one was really good and make me fascinated so much. And as I expected, the story didn't let me stop reading. This story will start from the immigration caught Jimenez's family. After that, he struggled to keep up his GPA to obtain a scholarship to get into the college. I was sympathized to him since I am in college, too. Also, the author is sort of encouraged me and felt like giving me a pep [...]

    17. "Breaking Through" by Fransico Jimenez is a great book for all ages. when you read this book you will learn how fortune you are because of how you don't need to work out in the fields when your 12 years old or living alone and do every thing by yourself. I'll recommend this book to anybody who doesn't like reading because this book makes you want to read more and not stop.

    18. Read this for a literacy program that I volunteer for. Great book about the son of migrant farm workers who, despite the odds against him, rises above the constrains of a life of poverty and hard labor to achieve his goals.

    19. In my opinion i thought this book was really inspiring. It talked about a story of an immigrant guy and his life. I really like how he achieved something big although he didn't have many chances. I also liked that he wrote it about his self.

    20. i personaly love this book beacuse he talks about his after life how he gita girl freind and other stuff

    21. In Sendero fronterizos, Fransisco Jimenez describes his life as an immigrant back when he was in high school going on to college. In the story, after being found by the Border Patrol and sent back home, Panchito (Fransisco) realizes that his family being together is most important in situations like these. Although his family was split up due to his father's medical situation, Panchito didn't let that alter him one bit. Fransisco Jimenez writes about the up's and down's that he went on in his hi [...]

    22. Breaking ThroughThis story takes place throughout “California in the 1940s, to place to place looking for a job. The main characters of this story are Roberto, mama,papa,Francisco,Trampita,Torito , Ruben,Rorra. The main problem the character faces is that he has no papers so he came to the United States illegal and his family doesn't have much money so he has to work two jobs to support them.Francisco's family came from Guadalajara Jalisco Mexico to live a better live and leave poverty behind. [...]

    23. Breaking Through is an experience driven story, with a tad of fiction, written by Francisco Jiménez. In this fictional autobiography, Jiménez writes about his experience going through his young life as a poor mexican family in The United States. He starts by writing about his experience as an illegal immigrant with only his father and younger siblings having valid credentials. The issue was resolved when the family was reported to the border office to fix the papers. During that time his famil [...]

    24. I started reading this book in Spanish; a high school Spanish IV class was reading it, and I became very interested in it, as their substitute teacher. I continued to read Senderos Fronterizos by Francisco Jiménez, on my own at home. After reading the first few chapters, I became so intrigued with the story, I wanted to read it faster, so finished it in English.This is the true story of a young boy's journey from the poverty of his life in Mexico to a much better life in the USA. After reading [...]

    25. The book Breaking Through was an amazing story of a boy who had gone through a lot to hget to where he is today. Francisco Jimenez Was a young boy who had come from Mexico at a really young age. While he was technically an illegal immigrant, his heart still was kept with the American culture he had grown up with. After suffering some major blows to his family from the government, the media, and the studens at his school, he has learned on how to keep his head up. He has learned the value of hard [...]

    26. The book Breaking Through has many life lessons (not giving up being of of them) and it's the type of book where you want to keep reading to see what's going to happen next. It has an acceptable reading level where it's not too hard where you would have to read the same paragraph five times or too easy where you find the book boring, it's just right. I really enjoyed reading Breaking Through and when I finished the book I began to appreciate my way of living more. Throughout the book I would con [...]

    27. At the young age of fourteen, Francisco Jiménez, and his family, are caught by la migra and are deported back to Mexico. Having to leave California, his family struggles for the future life of their children. Finally after gaining there citizenship, Frankie and his older brother are split up from the rest of the family in order to support them. Getting jobs and an education is a full plate for these two young men as they begin to grow and build their "American Dreams" for themselves and their f [...]

    28. This book is very interesting because dialog the sacrifices that immigrants make for a better life and shows that working hard your dreams can be fulfillede story begins in a family of immigrants from guadalajara who came to the united estates and they lived in a very poor neighborhood in the united estates and when the children go out of the school they net to go to work to help the family and one day the family was deport to mexico and when they return to the united states with papers one one [...]

    29. Senderos Fronterizos era un libro increíble que recomiendo a estudiantes de secundaria. Este libro se trata de un trabajador agrícola llamado Panchito. Por la primera vez en su vida Panchito no necesita mudar para pizcar puede vivir en Santa Maria en el Rancho Bonetti. Uno de sus mayores sueños para su futuro es escapar su vida de ser un trabajador agrícola y ser un maestro, pero no va a ser facil Panchito necesita trabajar dia y noche y su familia necesita dinero. Este historia verdadera va [...]

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