Just Like Us

Just Like Us

The True Story of Four Mexican Girls Coming of Age in America

Downloadable Audiobook - 2011 | Unabridged
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Just Like Us is the story of four high school students whose parents entered this country illegally from Mexico. All four of the girls have grown up in the United States, all four want to live the American dream, only two have documents. As the girls attempt to make it into college, they discover that only the legal pair see a clear path forward. A coming-of-age story about girlhood,friendship, as well as the resilience required to transcend poverty, Just Like Us is also a book about identity.
Publisher: [United States] : Dreamscape Media, LLC : Made available through hoopla, 2011
Edition: Unabridged
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (15hr., 16 min.)) : digital
Additional Contributors: Christensen, Paula
hoopla digital
ISBN: 9781611200874


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Jul 19, 2012

This really revealed to me the stress and dilemma of living as an undocumented immigrant in America, and that desperate, would-be immigrants end up putting their non-American children in a terrible limbo for many years.


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