Please note: This is a companion version & not the original book.
Sample Book Insights:
#1 Lourdes, the mother, is leaving her son, Enrique, behind in Honduras. She cannot afford to bring him with her to the United States, so she leaves him behind.
#2 The journey is hard for the Mexicans, but even harder for the Central Americans. They must make an illegal and dangerous trek up the length of Mexico. They are hunted by corrupt police, bandits, and gang members deported from the United States.
#3 Lourdes, separated from her son, Enrique, begins the journey to find him. She travels to Mexico and crosses into the United States, eventually making it to Los Angeles, where she is hired to care for a little girl.
#4 When Enrique was seven, his mother left him and his father to go live with her new boyfriend. His father soon started a new family with the woman, and Enrique rarely saw his father. When he did, he would treat him with disdain.