Delfino's Journey

Delfino's Journey[Reading] ➶ Delfino's Journey ➬ Jo Harper – Tbjewellers.co.uk Jo Harper s exquisite tale of an Aztec youth who crosses the Rio Grande with Salvador, his simple but intuitive cousin, weaves Aztec legend, culture, and tonali fate into a poignant tapestry of illega Jo Harper s exquisite tale of an Aztec youth who crosses the Rio Grande with Salvador, his simple but intuitive cousin, weaves Aztec legend, culture, and tonali fate into a poignant tapestry of illegal immigration, indomitability, and the precarious promise of a new lifeBesides his native Nahuatl, sixteen year old Delfino speaks Spanish, which he learned working in Mexico City He is driven to help his married sister, who at eighteen seems too small and frail to survive her pregnancy Teresa has lost one child, and Delfino knows Teresa s chance to have her baby in a hospital depends upon his crossing the river from Mexico into Texas, the land of promiseAchingly drawn, Harper s characters fill a harsh world with loving and gentle sensibilities A masterful story of suspense and triumph.

Jo Harper grew up in the Texas Panhandle riding horses and eating jalape o peppers She comes from a long line of Texas tellers, and is herself a dynamic storyteller, especially of tall tales Her books, some of which are co written with her daughter,range from baby books to young adult novelsHer young adult novel, DELFINO S JOURNEY, won the Western Heritage Wrangler award PRAIRIE DOG PIONEERS won the Willa Award OUTRAGEOUS, BODACIOUS BOLIVER BOGGS was an ABA Pick of the List book and was presented on PBS Storytime JALAPENO HAL was a Book of the Month Club selection, as was I COULD EAT YOU UP She has taught for many years at all levels, first grade though college She presents to all grade levels, and her lively, entertaining programs subtly teach reading and writing skills as well as values She received a NEH grant to study the fusion of visual and verbal art at Columbia University She also studied in Spain and MexicoHer books include fiction, biography, tall tales, and history, and are set in Texas and Mexico.

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    PDF Reader for the Connected World working in Mexico City He is driven to help his married sister, who at eighteen seems too small and frail to survive her pregnancy Teresa has lost one child, and Delfino knows Teresa s chance to have her baby in a hospital depends upon his crossing the river from Mexico into Texas, the land of promiseAchingly drawn, Harper s characters fill a harsh world with loving and gentle sensibilities A masterful story of suspense and triumph."/>
  • Hardcover
  • 192 pages
  • Delfino's Journey
  • Jo Harper
  • English
  • 03 July 2019
  • 0896724379

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