La Linea

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Macmillan, Apr 4, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 131 pages
113 Reviews

Miguel's life is just beginning. Or so he thinks. Fifteen-year-old Miguel leaves his rancho deep in Mexico to migrate to California across la linea, the border, in a debut novel of life-changing, cliff-hanging moments.
But Miguel's carefully laid plans change suddenly when his younger sister Elena stows away and follows him. Together, Miguel and Elena endure hardships and danger on their journey of desperation and desire, loyalty and betrayal. An epilogue, set ten years after the events of the story, shows that you can't always count on dreams--even the ones that come true.
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User Review  - Vamos a Leer - Goodreads

La Línea is about the journey of two young teenagers trying to cross the US-Mexico border to be reunited with their family in California. It's an incredibly poignant and moving novel. The trip North ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kim Wagner - Goodreads

La Linea tells the story of the dangerous trip North to the American border through the eyes of Miguel. Miguel and his sister Elena are making the trip north to meet their parents, who went north more ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
4
Section 3
7
Section 4
10
Section 5
14
Section 6
18
Section 7
22
Section 8
25
Section 18
62
Section 19
65
Section 20
68
Section 21
73
Section 22
77
Section 23
81
Section 24
85
Section 25
90

Section 9
29
Section 10
32
Section 11
34
Section 12
38
Section 13
42
Section 14
45
Section 15
49
Section 16
53
Section 17
57
Section 26
95
Section 27
100
Section 28
105
Section 29
111
Section 30
116
Section 31
121
Section 32
127
Section 33
131
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About the author (2006)

Ann Jaramillo teaches English as a Second Language to Mexican-American seventh and eighth graders in Salinas, California.

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