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Publisher's Summary

Help young listeners understand the problems of poverty and hunger in Third World countries with this powerful, moving story by award-winning author Gary Paulsen. An orphan in a Mexican border town meets an American army sergeant - and hopes the sergeant will help him cross the border to a better life in the United States.
©1987 Gary Paulsen (P)1993 Recorded Books
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4 out of 5 stars
By Sara Gordon on 06-12-18

My thoughts on this good book.

It became very emotional, and I often was more interested in Rober's story than Manny's.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Brandon on 07-31-15

Just a great book.

The story was never dull and I enjoyed the entire book. Thank You Gary Paulsen.

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