Hoping For a Home After El Salvador

From the Series Leaving My Homeland
  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Threatened by gangs and everyday violence, Benito's family flees El Salvador to an uncertain but safer life in Mexico. They are later joined by Auntie Lara, who lost a son to gang violence and joined a migrant caravan heading to the United States. The story is interwoven with details on how violence in countries whose governments no longer function make a safe life impossible, continuing the cycle of refugees heading to Central and North America.

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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Age Range 8 - 11
Dewey 362.7
Lexile 800L
ATOS Reading Level 4.9
Guided Reading Level R
Subjects Social Studies
Genres Narrative, Nonfiction
Publisher Crabtree Publishing
Imprint Crabtree Classics
Copyright 2020
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions 8 x 10
BISACS JNF038050, JNF053240, JNF052040
Rights Included WORLD
Language English

Author: Linda Barghoorn