Someone Like Me

Someone Like Me

eBook - 2018
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p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 14.0px 0.0px; font: 13.0px Times} A remarkable true story from social justice advocate and national bestselling author Julissa Arce about her journey to belong in America while growing up undocumented in Texas. Born in the picturesque town of Taxco, Mexico, Julissa Arce was left behind for months at a time with her two sisters, a nanny, and her grandma while her parents worked tirelessly in America in hopes of building a home and providing a better life for their children. That is, until her parents brought Julissa to Texas to live with them. From then on, Julissa secretly lived as an undocumented immigrant, went on to become a scholarship winner and an honors college graduate, and climbed the ladder to become a vice president at Goldman Sachs. This moving, at times heartbreaking, but always inspiring story will show young readers that anything is possible. Julissa's story provides a deep look into the little-understood world of a new generation of undocumented immigrants in the United States today-kids who live next door, sit next to you in class, or may even be one of your best friends.
Publisher: [S.I.] : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2018.
ISBN: 9780316481687
Branch Call Number: eBOOK OVERDRI
Additional Contributors: Overdrive Inc

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