Anna is the child of Mennonites from Mexico, who have come north to harvest fruit and vegetables. Sometimes she feels like a bird, flying north in the spring and south in the fall, sometimes like a jackrabbit in an abandoned burrow, since her family occupies an empty farmhouse near the fields, sometimes like a kitten, as she shares a bed with her sisters . . . But above all Anna wonders what it would be like to be a tree rooted deeply in the earth, watching the seasons come and go, instead of being like a "feather in the wind."
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Review: MigrantUser Review - Jenna Hannibal - Goodreads
School Library Journal ( May 01, 2011; 9780888999757 ) Gr 2-5-This beautifully written story tells of a girl who belongs to a group of Mennonites who moved to Mexico in the 1920s, but still migrate to ... Read full review
Review: MigrantUser Review - Courtney - Goodreads
Meh. I didn't really care for the illustrations. And the story wasn't all that interesting. It sounded like the author was trying for a poetic feel, and it made it a little dull instead. It's about a ... Read full review