This children’s book tells the story of Maria, her older sister, Julia, their little brother, Oscar, and a boy named Tomas who endure a terrifying and torturous journey across the U.S. border and then north to Chicago. There they struggle to find work-cleaning, sewing, washing dishes-always fearful of arrest and deportation back to the cruelties of El Salvador.
Journey of the Sparrows
Publisher/Producer: London, United Kingdom: Puffin Books
Publication Date: 2002
Leeper Buss, Fran
Availability: This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.