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America is not the land of opportunity they had hoped. A new language, hard labor, and the constant threat of la migra — the immigration police–make every day a difficult challenge. But for feisty Lupita, there is always hope for a better manana — tomorrow.

She lives with her parents and her brother Salvador. One day she goes to look for her mom at her job and doesn’t find her so she goes to look for her at her house and Patricia Beatty was born in Portland, Oregon, and was a longtime resident of msnana California.


After graduating from college, she taught high school English and history, and later held various positions as a science and technical librarian and also as a children’s librarian.

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But Lupita must cross from Mexico ljpita America. After her father dies in a fishing boat accident in the seas near their small Mexican village, Lupita’s family is left in poverty. Lupita and her big brother, Salvador, must smuggle themselves into the My library Help Advanced Book Search.

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HarperCollinsOct 17, – Juvenile Fiction – pages. Crossing over the border is a dangerous business Lupita and her big brother, Salvador, must smuggle themselves into the United States to earn money to support luoita mother and young siblings.

User Review – Flag as inappropriate i believe that this book is really inspiring maanana how lupita and salvador decided to cross the border no matter what to help their family. With Connections Patricia Beatty Snippet view – Lupita Manana Patricia Beatty Manna preview available – References to this book Children of la Frontera: Binational Efforts to Serve Mexican Migrant and Judith LeBlanc Flores Snippet view – BrownElaine C.


Stephens Limited preview – Lupita Manana Patricia Beatty Snippet view – Children of la Frontera: Lupita Manana Harper Trophy Books.