The crossing

Title The crossing
Names Paulsen, Gary.
Book Number DB031818
Title Status Download Only
Medium Digital Book
Annotation Manny is a fourteen-year-old homeless boy in the Mexican border town of Juarez. Always hungry and struggling to survive, he dreams of crossing to the United States. Robert, an alcoholic American sergeant, is haunted by the memories of friends who died in Vietnam. When Manny tries to steal from Robert, they begin a strange relationship that leads to Robert's death and Manny's chance for survival. For high school and older readers.
Narrator Eiland, Ted.
Local Subject Young Adult Fiction - YF
Male Narrator - MN
Grades 6-9 & Young Adult - JU7
Grades 9-12 & Young Adult - JU8
Young Adult Book - YA
Young Adult Interest - YAI
General Fiction - GFI
Adult Book - AD
Adult Fiction - AF
Friends and friendships - FRI
Short Book - SH
LC Subject Emotional problems - Fiction
Homelessness - Fiction
Teenage boys - Fiction
Mexico - Fiction
Young adult fiction
Language English
Released 2014
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 2014.
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