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Lovato, Roberto

Summary: Roberto Lovato shares a timely and no-holds-barred tale of gang life, guerilla warfare, immigration, and intergenerational trauma.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 LOV

Markham, Lauren

Summary: Identical twins Ernesto and Raul Flores, seventeen, must flee El Salvador, make a harrowing journey across the Rio Grande and the Texas desert, face capture by immigration authorities, and struggle to navigate life in America.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 920 MAR

Markham, Lauren

Summary: "The deeply reported story of identical twin brothers who escape El Salvador's violence to build new lives in California--fighting to survive, to stay, and to belong. Growing up in rural El Salvador in the wake of the civil war, Ernesto Flores had always had a fascination with the United States, the faraway land of skyscrapers and Nikes, while his identical twin, Raul, never felt that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 MAR

Summary: The documentary and love story of Salvadoran-American boxer Carlos 'Famoso' Hernandez as he fights for his American dream, two world titles, and the spirit of an entire country.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Rich/Tint Productions 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Franklin, Jonathan

Summary: "The miraculous account of the man who survived alone and adrift at sea longer than anyone in recorded history--as told to journalist Jonathan Franklin in dozens of exclusive interviews"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 910 FRA

Grippando, James

Summary: Julia Rodriguez and her teenage daughter Beatriz escaped bloodthirsty gangs, random violence and, Julia's abusive husband back in El Salvador. Arriving in Miami, mother and daughter struggled to carve their own piece of the American dream. While life in the States is hard, it is safer, until Julia's rejects her boss's unwanted sexual advances. Suddenly--thanks to an "anonymous" tip to U. S....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GRI

Franklin, Jonathan

Summary: The miraculous account of the man who survived alone and adrift at sea longer than anyone in recorded history. For fourteen months, Alvarenga survived constant shark attacks. He learned to catch fish with his bare hands. He built a fish net from a pair of empty plastic bottles. Taking apart the outboard motor, he fashioned a huge fishhook. Using fish vertebrae as needles, he stitched together...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910 FRA

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910 FRA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910 Franklin 2015

Oliver, Lin.

Summary: "Identical twin sisters Sammie and Charlie meet twin brothers from El Salvador. When the less-popular brother is wrongly accused of a crime, Charlie must make a difficult decision"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc. 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC OLI

Grippando, James

Summary: Julia Rodriguez and her teenage daughter Beatriz escaped bloodthirsty gangs, random violence and, Julia's abusive husband back in El Salvador. Arriving in Miami, mother and daughter struggled to carve their own piece of the American dream. While life in the States is hard, it is safer, until Julia's rejects her boss's unwanted sexual advances. Suddenly--thanks to an "anonymous" tip to U. S....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC GRI

Forman, Gayle

Summary: It's summer, and all ten-year-old Bug wants to do is go to the beach with her older brother and hang out with the interesting personalities around her Venice, California, home. But Danny is too big to want to spend time with her and Bug's mom is too busy. Fortunately, their neighbor Philip's nephew, Frankie, has come to visit. Bug's not too sure about hanging out with a boy at first, but when...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD FOR

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