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Bridge (The Alternative) - Patrick Jones
Bridge (The Alternative)
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José can't keep up. As the only English speaker in a family of undocumented immigrants, he handles everything from taking family members to the doctor to bargaining with the landlord. Plus he works two jobs. With all this responsibility, he's missing a lot of school. When he does make it, he... show more
José can't keep up. As the only English speaker in a family of undocumented immigrants, he handles everything from taking family members to the doctor to bargaining with the landlord. Plus he works two jobs. With all this responsibility, he's missing a lot of school. When he does make it, he falls asleep in class. José knows he has to turn things around if he wants to graduate from Rondo Alternative High School. Can he raise his grades enough to have a shot at college and a better life? Or will he be forced to drop out of school for good?
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Format: kindle
ISBN: 9781467773782
ASIN: B00MBX08FQ
Publisher: Darby Creek
Pages no: 96
Edition language: English
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1.0 This is not Diversity!
Disclaimer: I was given a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Bridge shows what can happen when an author is unaware of their own privilege and internalized racism. On the surface it seems like a well intentioned short story about the importance of education, but there’s a fou...
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