Young Adult Version

coverEnrique’s Journey for young adults has been adapted and updated and is aimed at middle school students and reluctant readers in high schools. There is a teaching guide available for this version, geared to the new nationwide Common Core Standards in schools, available here.

It was also honored by Kirkus, one of the nation’s most prominent book review magazines, in December 2013, as one of its top teen non-fiction books, an honor given to only three other titles, and it has been picked as a 2014 Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People [sponsored by the Children’s Book Council and the National Council for the Social Studies].

The book was published in Spanish in July 2015. 





Click here to read Sonia’s two-part blog for the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) about how storytelling can change entrenched views, even on the most polarizing issues.

Sonia Nazario’s latest opinion piece was featured in the LA Times on April 23, 2017. Sonia walks readers through the investments the U.S. can and should make not only to reduce unlawful migration, but get at the heart of why most people are now coming to the U.S. illegally. Drawing from her time researching what is pushing people out of central america, as well as U.S. funded violence prevention programs that are beginning to counteract that violence in places like San Pedro Sula, Honduras, Sonia shares her convictions as to how to best help, not only the citizens of this region, but U.S. taxpayers who need immigration policies that actually work to reduce the flow of migrants.

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