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Author: Francisco Jiménez
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Having come from Mexico to California ten years ago, fourteen-year-old Francisco is still working in the fields but fighting to improve his life and complete his education.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jiménez, Francisco, 1943-
Breaking through.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2001
(OCoLC)606663722
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Francisco Jiménez
ISBN: 0618011730 9780618011735 0618342486 9780618342488 9780613607629 0613607627 1435286987 9781435286986
OCLC Number: 46538371
Notes: Sequel to: The circuit.
Part of libraries Ncss recommended collection, Grade 6-8.
Awards: Tomas Rivera Mexican American Children's Book Award, 2002
Pura Belpré Author Honor, 2002.
Description: 195 p. ; 19 cm.
Contents: Forced out --
Home alone --
Stepping out --
Together again --
Back to the fields --
Saint Christopher medal --
Summer skirmishes --
Becoming a saint --
If the shoe fits --
A promotion --
A typing machine --
Making connections --
Broken heart --
Behind the wheel --
Turning a page --
Los Santitos --
Choosing sides --
Junior scandals --
Running for office --
A new life --
A test of faith --
A fumble --
A breakthrough --
Graduation Day --
Still moving.
Responsibility: Francisco Jiménez.
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Having come from Mexico to California ten years ago, fourteen-year-old Francisco is still working in the fields but fighting to improve his life and complete his education.

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