To help her poverty-stricken family, year-old Lupita enters California as an illegal alien and starts to work while Book – Lupita Manana by Patricia Beatty. Lupita Manana by Patricia Beatty – book cover, description, publication history. Following their father’s death, Lupita and her brother must leave their Mexican fishing village for the U.S. to earn income for the family. Ages up. (May).

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No eBook available Amazon. Not the land of segregation, we should be free. It is an appropriate book for all ages, based on two sibling’s journey into America to help th Lupita Manana, a unique novel written by Patricia Beatty, is full of adventures, family relationships, and humor.

A Crossing over the border is a dangerous business Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Yet what they found was a disappointment. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. I loved this book! Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. However, I still cared about Lupita and Salvador and was completely anxious for them throughout the entire novel.

With humor sprinkled on top of adventure, Beatty mmanana created a novel reflecting true stories, but with fictional characters. Lupita and Salvador travel a long journey on foot.


Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. I will say it is not my favorite but it is a good book. This book was published on March 21st Mananz use cookies to give you the best possible experience. I’ll certainly supplement it with current articles. I love this book although I do have a few problems with it’s way of showing there story the book tends to get very repetitive once they cross the border such as, once they find a job in colton they then have to move to there aunts due to La Migra and then it basically restarts a cycle already put in place.

America is not the land of opportunity they had hoped. Lupita is to dress as a boy so less problems will occur. She let them stay there but Lupita and Salvador had to buy the groceries and pay half of the rent. mansna

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But in the future, if budgets allow, I’ll find books by Mexican and Mexican American writers. It has a nice story and its not too long. Get to Know Us. So, this book can be a good book.

It also seemed to want to legitimize crossing a border illigally which, no matter what the reasons, is still a crime.

Read more Read less. She often co-writes with John Luis Beatty I liked the action parts were they would get close to getting caught. Go After their fathers death Lupita and Salvador Torres are left in charge of taking care of their younger sibligs, so they are somehow forced by their mother to com to the United States for a better living.


With simple words, simple characters, and a simple plot, this still is a must read book.

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You also can learn a few words of Spanish! Now Salvador and her must travel all the way to the United States to help their mother make more money to save their home. The book does get straight to the point and hooks the reader. Goodreads is the world’s largest site manqna readers with over 50 million reviews.

Lupita Manana by Patricia Beatty (1993, Hardcover)

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Check mansna the top books of the year on our page Best Books of I am taking a course on multicultural literature and needed a book about children who may be homeless. Salvador character is portrayed as the oldest nanana of Lupita, he may look as a good guy at the beginning but towards the end, everything flips.

It is an appropriate book for all ages, based on two sibling’s journey into America to help their family in Mexico. References to this book Children of la Frontera: