Crossing over the border is a dangerous business...
America is not the land of opportunity they had hoped. A new language, hard labor, and the constant threat of la migra the immigration policemake every day a difficult challenge. But for feisty Lupita, there is always hope for a better manana tomorrow.
About the Author
Patricia Beatty is the author of many popular and award-winning children's books, including such NCSS Notable Children's Trade Books in the Field of Social Studies as Eight Mules from Monterey; Behave Yourself, Bethany Brant; Turn Homeward, Hannalee; Be Ever Hopeful, Hannalee; and Jayhawker. Her novel Lupita Mañana is a Jane Addams Children's Book Award honor book, and Charley Skedaddle won the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction.