Taking Hold (Hardcover)
From Migrant Childhood to Columbia University
Harcourt Brace and Company, 9780547632308, 208pp.
Publication Date: April 7, 2015
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With few true accounts 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.
"Many students] have commented that your books give them hope and coruage and, thanks to you, many are seriously thinking about college for the first time in their lives" --John Padula, teacher, Boston Public Schools.