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Author Binford, Warren (Wendi Warren H.), compiler.
Title Hear my voice : the testimonies of children detained at the southern border of the United States / compiled by Warren Binford for Project Amplify ; foreword by Michael Garcia Bochenek of Human Rights Watch = Escucha mi voz : los testimonios de niños detenidos en la frontera sur de los Estados Unidos / recopilado por Warren Binford para Project Amplify ; prefacio por Michael Garcia Bochenek.
Pub Info New York : Workman Publishing, [2021]
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Descript 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 x 29 cm
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Summary In Spanish and in English, a first-person account of children's experiences in detention at the southern U.S. border. Every day, children in migration are detained at the US-Mexico border. They are scared, alone, and their lives are in limbo. Hear My Voice/Escucha mi voz shares the stories of 61 these children, from Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador, Ecuador, and Mexico, ranging in age from five to seventeen--in their own words from actual sworn testimonies. The book is in English on one side; then flip it over, and there's a complete Spanish version. Illustrated by 17 Latinx artists, including Caldecott Medalist and multiple Pura Belpré Illustrator Award-winning Yuyi Morales and Pura Belpré Illustrator Award-winning Raúl the Third. Includes information, questions, and action points.
"A moving picture book for older children and families that introduces a difficult topic, amplifying the voices and experiences of immigrant children detained at the border between Mexico and the US. The children's actual words (from publicly available court documents) are assembled to tell one heartbreaking story, in both English and Spanish (back to back). Each spread is illustrated in striking full-color by a different Latinx artist. A portion of sales will be donated to human rights organizations that work with children on the border"-- Provided by publisher.
Audience Ages 8 and up Workman Publishing Co., Inc.
Grades 2-3 Workman Publishing Co., Inc.
Note Text in English and Spanish; bound back to back and inverted.
Subject Immigrant children -- Mexican-American Border Region -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Refugee children -- Mexican-American Border Region -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Noncitizen detention centers -- Mexican-American Border Region -- Juvenile literature.
Genre Picture books.
Creative nonfiction.
Personal narratives.
Add Author Bochenek, Michael, writer of foreword.
Project Amplify (U.S.), issuing body.
ISBN 9781523513482 (hardcover)
1523513489 (hardcover)
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