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Rosa Takes a Chance: Mexican Immigrants in the Dust Bowl Years

Juvenile & Young Adult


by
Susan Martins Miller

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 144 pages

File size: 2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Time Period:  1934 – 1935  Rosa Sanchez’s parents took a chance on their future by emigrating from Mexico to the United States. Now, the ten-year-old takes a chance of her own. She wants to go to school! That’s not easy for an immigrant girl in the Texas Panhandle of 1935-and it’s even more challenging when the terrible, black-clouded storms of the “Dust Bowl” strike. Can Rosa hold to her God-given dream of a good education while her family battles for survival on the windswept plains? This novel for eight- to twelve-year-old girls features historical events to teach compelling lessons in American history and the Christian faith.

Time Period:  1934 – 1935  Rosa Sanchez’s parents took a chance on their future by emigrating from Mexico to the United States. Now, the ten-year-old takes a chance of her own. She wants to go to school! That’s not easy for an immigrant girl in the Texas Panhandle of 1935-and it’s even more challenging when the terrible, black-clouded storms of the “Dust Bowl” strike. Can Rosa hold to her God-given dream of a good education while her family battles for survival… (more)

Time Period:  1934 – 1935  Rosa Sanchez’s parents took a chance on their future by emigrating from Mexico to the United States. Now, the ten-year-old takes a chance of her own. She wants to go to school! That’s not easy for an immigrant girl in the Texas Panhandle of 1935-and it’s even more challenging when the terrible, black-clouded storms of the “Dust Bowl” strike. Can Rosa hold to her God-given dream of a good education while her family battles for survival on the windswept plains? This novel for eight- to twelve-year-old girls features historical events to teach compelling lessons in American history and the Christian faith.

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