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Bearkats Read to Succeed 2015: Enrique's Journey


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for the 2015-16

Bearkats Read to Succeed (BRTS)
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Activity & Discussion Ideas
for you & your classes
using Enrique's Journey.

Meet the Author

Sonia Nazario is an award winning journalist who has written for publications such as the New York Times and Los Angeles Times, and is the author of Enrique's Journey.  For more information take a look at the author's biography as well as text interviews available at the Enrique's Journey website.

Meet the Photographer

Don Bartletti is a Pulitzer prize winning photojournalist whose travels include such hostile regions as Iraq and Afghanistan.  His photo, first appearing on the cover of the Los Angeles Times, became the cover photo for Enrique's Journey.  Many of his other photographs are featured within the book as well.

Meet the Book


Enrique's Journey is a dramatic true story of one boy's quest to reunite with his mother after over a decade of separation.  Through Enrique's eyes the reader gains a glimpse of the dangerous trek taken by thousands of Central American children each year attempting to find their mothers.

Need more detail? Here are reviews & excerpts of the book from The New York Times and the Amazon site as well as additional information provided by the Enrique's Journey homepage.

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