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Voces Sin Fronteras: Our Stories, Our Truth (Bilingual) (Shout Mouse Press Young Adult Books) (Spanish Edition)
“What they have achieved in these pages is exactly what every artist aspires to do: to be fearless in laying bare the unvarnished and uncomfortable truths about our experiences as people.” –Meg Medina, award-winning author of Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass
During a time of heated immigration debate and unrest, this book is an opportunity to hear directly from youth who are often in the headlines but whose stories don’t get told in full. Sixteen young people from the Latin American Youth Center (LAYC) in Washington, D.C. came together to tell their own stories of immigration and transformation in comics form. The result is this side-by-side bilingual collection of graphic memoirs that not only builds connections across language, but also breaks down barriers and expands hope.
The authors of this collection are members of the Latino Youth Leadership Council of the Latin American Youth Center in Washington, DC. This group of teen immigrants from Central America and the Caribbean are dedicated to promoting cross-cultural understanding and social justice in their community. The book was produced through a collaboration with Shout Mouse Press, a nonprofit writing program and publishing house for unheard voices. Learn more at shoutmousepress.org
En tiempos de inquietud y acalorados debates sobre la inmigración, este libro representa una oportunidad para escuchar directamente a los jóvenes quienes suelen ocupar los titulares en la prensa, pero cuyas historias no se alcanzan a narrar por completo. Dieciséis jóvenes del Latin American Youth Center (LAYC) en Washington, D.C. se unieron para contar sus propias historias de inmigración y de transformación en formato de cómic. El resultado es esta colección de memorias gráficas bilingüe, que no sólo construye conexiones entre los idiomas, sino que también elimina barreras y abre un espacio a la esperanza.
Publisher:Shout Mouse Press; 2nd edition (September 20, 2020)
Publication date:September 20, 2020
File size:74477 KB
Enhanced typesetting:Not Enabled
Word Wise:Not Enabled
Print length:320 pages
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