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Enrique's Journey

Enrique’s Journey: The Story of a Boy’s Dangerous Odyssey to Reunite with His Mother (Adapted for Young People)

Age Level:
Middle Grade

In 2007, reporter Sonia Nazario published Enrique’s Journey , a book based on her Pulitzer-Prize winning reports about a teenage boy’s harrowing trip north to the U.S. from Honduras to find his mother, who had immigrated to the U.S. eleven years earlier. Sonia traced his steps on the journey through Central America in her reporting. She has since published a Young Adult version of the compelling and gritty book adapted for readers 12 and older, which is also available in Spanish . The original edition is available in multiple languages .

This edition includes photos, notes on her journey, and updates on her current communication on Enrique and his family. Additional resources and materials related to the book and Enrique’s family can be found below:

A Kirkus Reviews Best Teen Book of the Year.

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