Travesia: A Migrant Girl's Cross-border Journey

by Michelle Gerster
Travesia: A Migrant Girl's Cross-border Journey
  • ISBN-13: 9781551528366
  • Author(s): Michelle Gerster
  • Subject: Art: general interest (Children's / Teenage)
  • Publisher: Arsenal Pulp Press
  • Imprint: Arsenal Pulp Press
  • Publication Date: 20-05-2021
  • Format: p/b

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This compelling young adult graphic memoir, based on real events, tells the story of Gricelda, a fifteen-year-old Mexican girl who attempts to cross the border into America with her mother and younger brother in search of a better life. Their treacherous journey, filled with both heartbreak and hope, begins in Tijuana, where they are transported from house to house by strangers. Here they meet the mysterious smuggler el Guero, who promises to lead the young family through the mountains and the scorching heat of the desert and beyond.
About the book

This compelling young adult graphic memoir, based on real events, tells the story of Gricelda, a fifteen-year-old Mexican girl who attempts to cross the border into America with her mother and younger brother in search of a better life. Their treacherous journey, filled with both heartbreak and hope, begins in Tijuana, where they are transported from house to house by strangers. Here they meet the mysterious smuggler el Guero, who promises to lead the young family through the mountains and the scorching heat of the desert and beyond.