The Circuit - Francisco Jiménez

The Circuit

By Francisco Jiménez

  • Release Date: 1999-10-25
  • Genre: Biography
Score: 4.5
From 159 Ratings

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"'La frontera'...I heard it for the first time back in the late 1940s when Papa and Mama told me and Roberto, my older brother, that someday we would take a long trip north, cross la frontera, enter California, and leave our poverty behind." So begins this honest and powerful account of a family's journey to the fields of California -- to a life of constant moving, from strawberry fields to cotton fields, from tent cities to one-room shacks, from picking grapes to topping carrots and thinning lettuce. Seen through the eyes of a boy who longs for an education and the right to call one palce home, this is a story of survival, faith, and hope. It is a journey that will open readers' hearts and minds.


  • Great book

    By Fffffghhcfff
    Only one thing, it ends in a total cliffhanger
  • Graham

    By s16ghardig
    This book was a short tail that opened up my mind not only to the struggles that many face but how good my life is. I don't think I will ever look at fruit the same again!
  • Best

    By Izzy 523
    This is the best book I have ever read
  • The Circuit

    By F1mini
    I read this for my 5th grade reading book. I thought that this book was going to be another one of those weird historical books, but I definitely was wrong this book is a great book. It teaches you a few things that you wouldn't have known before and I'm pretty sure you'll find that this book is well worth your while. The sequel is also very good. I won't give anything away but it is very exciting and always keeps you interested.