Boy of the Border

Boy of the Border

Book - 2009
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Baker & Taylor
Miguel travels with his uncle from northern Mexico to Los Angeles to sell a herd of wild broncos, and must flee bandits, battle raging rivers, and avoid rattlesnakes along the way.

Independent Publishing Group
Penned by two of the most famous African American writers of the 1930s, this never-before-published coming-of-age story chronicles the adventures of a 12-year-old Mexican boy, Miguel Del Monte, who joins his uncle in herding wild broncos from northern Mexico to Los Angeles. Set against the backdrop of the Mexican Revolution, this historic tale follows Miguel as he embarks on this unexpected trip across the American Southwest desert, determined to prove himself brave and smart enough to deal with the anticipated hardships. Along with a close encounter with roving bandits and the dangerous forces of nature, Miguel has bittersweet interactions with people of diverse racial and cultural groups, learning important lessons along the way. Separated into concise episodes and reflecting the beauty of various peoples, this collection depicts the power of tolerance and multicultural inclusion.


Baker
& Taylor

Penned by two of the most famous African-American writers of the 1930s, this never-before-published coming-of-age story, set against the backdrop of the Mexican Revolution, chronicles the adventures of a 12-year-old Mexican boy, Miguel Del Monte, who joins his uncle in herding wild broncos from northern Mexico to Los Angeles, learning important lessons along the way.

Publisher: El Paso, Tex. : Sweet Earth Flying ; Lancaster : Gazelle [distributor], 2009
ISBN: 9780979098703
097909870X
Characteristics: 109 p. : ill. ; 24 cm

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