Flor's Journey to Independence

Flor's Journey to Independence

by Barbara Vaille, Jennifer QuinnWilliams, Jennifer Quinnwilliams
     
 

Flor's Journey to Independence begins as Flor and her four-year-old daughter, Betina, are unexpectedly abandoned by Flor's husband, Ricardo. Flor is suddenly faced with paying the bills and caring for Betina on her own, as she also struggles with limited English skills. Still, Flor's determination gets her through the hard times, and once she enrolls in an

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Flor's Journey to Independence begins as Flor and her four-year-old daughter, Betina, are unexpectedly abandoned by Flor's husband, Ricardo. Flor is suddenly faced with paying the bills and caring for Betina on her own, as she also struggles with limited English skills. Still, Flor's determination gets her through the hard times, and once she enrolls in an English class for adults and begins working, she finds that her new life brings her new friends and opportunities.

A modified version of this story is also available on our website, www.press.umich.edu/esl/stories.

The MICHIGAN Stories for Newcomers are original fiction written for adult English learners who wish to improve their reading and English skills

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780472031078
Publisher:
University of Michigan Press
Publication date:
11/28/2005
Series:
Michigan Stories for Newcomers
Pages:
120
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.40(d)

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