My Diary From Here to There/Mi diario de aqui hasta alla

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my diary from here to there

One night, Amada overhears her parents whisper about moving from Mexico to Los Angeles, where greater opportunity awaits. As she and her family make the journey north, Amada records her fears, hopes, and dreams for their new life in her diary. What if she can’t learn English? How can she leave her best friend? Along the way, Amada learns that with her family's love and her belief in herself, she can weather any change. With humor and insight, Pérez recounts the story of her family’s immigration to America. Maya Christina Gonzalez' vibrant artwork captures every detail of their journey.---from the publisher

32 pages                              978-0892392308                           Ages 6-9

Keywords: diary, memoir,  immigration, journey, family, immigrants, Latino, Latina, Latinx, diversity, diverse books, fears, new experiences, 6 year old, 7 year old, 8 year old, 9 year old, Diversity: Oppression and Resilience

Read alikes:  Two Rabbits; From North to South/Del Norte al Sur by René Lainez; La Frontera:  El Viaje Con Papa/My Journey With Papa by Deborah Mills; Mama's Nightingale: A Story of Immigration and Separation by Edwidge Danticat; My Shoes and I Crossing Three Borders/Mis Zapatos y yo: Cruzando tres fronteras  by René Colato Lainez; Mama the Alien by René Colato Lainez

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