Journey of the Sparrows

Journey of the Sparrows

by Fran Leeper Buss, Daisy Cubias


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The plight of three Salvadoran children who enter the country nailed in a crate in the back of a truck and journey to Chicago where they share a crowded apartment and live in fear of being discovered by immigration officials.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780780719194
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/28/2002
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 10 - 13 Years

About the Author

Fran Leeper Buss, MDiv, PhD, is an award-winning oral historian and writer. Some of her works include Journey of the Sparrows, La Partera: Story of a Midwife, and Dignity: Lower Income Women Tell of Their Lives and Struggles. She lives in Tucson, Arizona, with her UCC minister husband, David Buss.

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Journey of the Sparrows 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Journey of the Sparrows is a great book. Julia, Oscar and Maria really go through a lot in this book. I loved it.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is a good book. It shows the fears immigrants had to face when they came illegall. Maria and her sister Julia and her brother Oscar show great faith and courage in this good book.