Dreams and Nightmares: I Fled Alone to the United States When I Was Fourteen (In English and Spanish)

Dreams and Nightmares: I Fled Alone to the United States When I Was Fourteen (In English and Spanish)

by Liliana Velasquez, Mark Lyons (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781602359390
Publisher: Parlor Press
Publication date: 04/14/2017
Series: Working and Writing for Change
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 212
Sales rank: 296,212
Product dimensions: 6.01(w) x 9.01(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 14 - 18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction by Mark Lyons

Prologue

I Guatemala

Villaflor ◆ I Can’t Take It Anymore

II My Journey

Preparation ◆ Chiapas ◆ The Beast ◆ Oaxaca ◆ The Police Stop Us ◆ Mexico City ◆ Finally: Altar and the Border ◆ Captured ◆ House of Dreams

III Philadelphia

My First Foster Family ◆ La Puerta Abierta / 

The Open Door ◆ My New Family ◆ Green

Card! ◆ My New House of Dreams ◆ My New High School ◆ Two Birthday Parties ◆ Thanksgiving ◆ Christmas ◆ My Quilt ◆ My Boyfriend ◆

The Return of the Coyote ◆ I Visit My Brothers ◆ An Adult Once Again ◆ My Second Visit to My Brothers ◆ Helping My Family in Guatemala

IV Reflections

I Got Rid of My Fear ◆ Now I Have Two Families ◆ Fulfilling My Dreams

V Finally, I Have Told My Story

Acknowledgments

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