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Gerster, Michelle

Summary: "A poignant bilingual YA graphic memoir about a teenage girl's harrowing experience crossing the Mexico-US border. This compelling young adult graphic memoir tells the story of Gricelda, a fifteen-year-old Mexican girl who crosses the border into America with her mother and younger brother in search of a better life. Their treacherous journey is filled with both heartbreak and hope. Will...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arsenal Pulp Press 2021

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA WORLD SPANISH GER

Summary: The story of three transgender women who joined the migrant caravan in hopes of reaching and crossing the US border.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Little, Margaree

Summary: Rest is a vivid, powerful collection examining the human cost of crossing the border. In 2010, Margaree Little was working for a humanitarian mission near Tucson when, along with a group of volunteers, she found the unidentified body of a man, who a medical examiner would later estimate died at least six months before. This discovery serves as the jumping-off point to a stunning, elegiac series...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Four Way Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811 LIT

Summary: "An anthology of writing by Mexican journalists, historians, novelists, and artists on the immigration crisis in the United States"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 972 LET

Summary: Sayra is a beautiful young Honduran woman who joins her father and uncle on an odyssey to cross the gauntlet of the Latin American countryside en route to the United States. Along the way she crosses paths with El Casper, a teenage Mexican gang member, who is maneuvering to outrun his violent past and elude his unforgiving former associates.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2009

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN SIN

Vaillant, John.

Summary: From the best-selling author of The Tiger and The Golden Spruce, this debut novel is a gripping survival story of a young man trapped, perhaps fatally, during a border crossing. Héctor is trapped. The water truck, sealed to hide its human cargo, has broken down. The coyotes have taken all the passengers’ money for a mechanic and have not returned. Those left behind have no choice but to wait....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC VAI

Summary: For many teenagers in Mexico, heading across the U.S. border after high school is much more common than heading off to college. But as law enforcement continues to tighten security, that journey is growing more and more hazardous. Filmed on both sides of the border, this program briefly examines issues surrounding illegal immigration-particularly how much more a person can earn in America than...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Filmed over the course of ten days, this follows four men into the world of illegal border-crossing from Mexico to the United States. Guapo, Oso, Tigre, Viejo take the 120 mile cross-desert journey that has been traveled innumerable times by nameless immigrants who - like these four from Michoacan, Mexico - all had a simple dream for a better life. Fighting dehydration and exhaustion while...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Vanguard Cinema 2005

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MOJ

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