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Jiménez, Francisco 1943-

Overview
Works: 56 works in 223 publications in 3 languages and 14,791 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Fictional autobiographies  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Short stories  Drama  Poetry  Biography  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator
Classifications: PS3560.I55, 813.54
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Breaking through by Francisco Jiménez( Book )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the age of fourteen, Francisco Jime;nez, together with his older brother Roberto and his mother, are caught by la migra. Forced to leave their home, the entire family travels all night for twenty hours by bus, arriving at the U.S. and Mexican border in Nogales, Arizona. In the months and years that follow, Francisco, his mother and father, and his seven brothers and sister not only struggle to keep their family together, but also face crushing poverty, long hours of labor, and blatant prejudice. How they sustain their hope, their goodheartedness, and tenacity is revealed in this moving sequel to The Circuit. Without bitterness or sentimentality, Francisco Jime;nez finishes telling the story of his youth
The circuit : stories from the life of a migrant child by Francisco Jiménez( Book )

20 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 2,444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[In this novel], intertwined stories follow a migrant family through their circuit, from picking cotton and strawberries to topping carrots - and back again - over a number of years. As it moves from one labor camp to the next, the little family off four grows into ten. Impermanence and poverty define their lives. But with faith, hope, and back-breaking work, the family endues.-Back cover
The Christmas gift = El regalo de Navidad by Francisco Jiménez( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his family has to move again a few days before Christmas in order to find work, Panchito worries that he will not get the ball he has been wanting
La mariposa by Francisco Jiménez( Book )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Because he can only speak Spanish, Francisco, son of a migrant worker, has trouble when he begins first grade, but his fascination with the caterpillar in the classroom helps him begin to fit in
The Identification and analysis of Chicano literature( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hispanics in the United States : an anthology of creative literature by Gary D Keller( Book )

20 editions published between 1980 and 1987 in English and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cajas de cartón : relatos de la vida peregrina de un niño campesino by Francisco Jiménez( Book )

16 editions published between 1977 and 2002 in Spanish and English and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Francisco Jimenez chronicles the experiences he had after his family left Mexico for California when he was just a child
Taking hold : from migrant childhood to Columbia University by Francisco Jiménez( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this fourth book in his award-winning memoir series, Francisco Jimenez leaves everything behind in California--a loving family, a devoted girlfriend, and the culture that shaped him-- to attend Columbia University in New York City"--
Reaching out by Francisco Jiménez( Book )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During his college years, the very family solidarity that allows Francisco to survive as a child is tested. Not only must he leave his family when his goes to Santa Clara University, but while Francisco is there, his father abandons the family and returns to Mexico
The circuit : [stories from the life of a migrant child] by Francisco Jiménez( Recording )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[In this novel], intertwined stories follow a migrant family through their circuit, from picking cotton and strawberries to topping carrots - and back again - over a number of years. As it moves from one labor camp to the next, the little family off four grows into ten. Impermanence and poverty define their lives. But with faith, hope, and back-breaking work, the family endues.-Back cover
Ethnic community builders : Mexican Americans in search of justice and power : the struggle for citizenship rights in San José, California by Francisco Jiménez( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ethnic Community Builders: Mexican Americans in Search of Justice and Power is an oral history of Mexican American activism in San Jose, California, over the past half century. The authors present interviews of fourteen people of various stripes - teachers, politicians, radio personalities - who have been influential in the development of a major urban center with a significant ethnic population. These activists tell the stories of their lives and work with openness and honesty, allowing readers to witness their achievements and failures. This vivid ethnography of a Mexican American community serves as a model for activism wherever ethnic groups seek change and justice."--Jacket
Cajas de cartón : [relatos de la vida peregrina de un niño campesino] by Francisco Jiménez( Recording )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores a migrant family's experiences moving through labor camps, facing poverty and impermanence, and discusses how they endure through faith, hope, and back-breaking work
Poverty and social justice : critical perspectives : a pilgrimage toward our own humanity( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mosaico de la vida : prosa chicana, cubana y puertorriqueña by Francisco Jiménez( Book )

6 editions published in 1981 in Spanish and English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories that offer insights into the values and life styles of Hispanic Americans
Breaking through by Francisco Jiménez( Recording )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having come from Mexico to California ten years ago, fourteen-year-old Francisco is still working in the fields but fighting to improve his life and complete his education
Spanish here & now by Gary D Keller( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces beginning students to the Spanish language and Hispanic culture through dialogues, readings, and grammar exercises
Los episodios nacionales de Victoriano Salado Alvarez by Francisco Jiménez( Book )

9 editions published between 1972 and 1976 in English and Spanish and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Viva la lengua! : a contemporary reader by Gary D Keller( Book )

4 editions published between 1975 and 1987 in Spanish and English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cajas de cartón : relatos de la vida peregina de un niño campesino by Francisco Jiménez( )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in Spanish and English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Francisco Jiménez chronicles the experiences he had after his family left Mexico for California when he was just a child in a series of autobiographical stories
Xiao yi min de tian kong by Ximaineizi( Book )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in Chinese and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The circuit : stories from the life of a migrant child
Alternative Names
Francisco Jiménez Mexican American children's writer

Jimenez, Francisco 1943-

지메네즈, 프란시스코

ヒメネス, フランシスコ

Languages
English (121)

Spanish (52)

Chinese (3)

Covers
The circuit : stories from the life of a migrant childThe Christmas gift = El regalo de NavidadLa mariposaThe Identification and analysis of Chicano literatureHispanics in the United States : an anthology of creative literatureCajas de cartón : relatos de la vida peregrina de un niño campesinoReaching outThe circuit : [stories from the life of a migrant child]