Taking Hold : From Migrant Childhood to Columbia University
by Francisco Jimenez


Overview - "Simply written but full of beautiful details, this book should inspire every citizen of our diverse and changing world." -- VOYA In this fourth book in his award-winning memoir series, Francisco Jimenez leaves everything behind in California--a loving family, a devoted girlfriend, and the culture that shaped him--to attend Columbia University in New York City.  Read more...

 
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Overview
"Simply written but full of beautiful details, this book should inspire every citizen of our diverse and changing world." --VOYA In this fourth book in his award-winning memoir series, Francisco Jimenez leaves everything behind in California--a loving family, a devoted girlfriend, and the culture that shaped him--to attend Columbia University in New York City. A moving account of the Latino experience in America, Francisco Jimenez's work comes alive with telling details about the warmth and resiliency of family and the quest for identity against seemingly impossible odds.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781328742094
  • ISBN-10: 1328742091
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
  • Publish Date: October 2017
  • Page Count: 208
  • Reading Level: Ages 13-17
  • Dimensions: 6.9 x 4.9 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.3 pounds


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