Jane Medina's moving poems vividly depict one boy's struggle to make a new life in a new country.
"[I]nsightful. ...The poems, and the accurate English translations, are well laid out on the page and neatly complemented by primitive-looking scratchboard illustrations. ...[Carries] significant emotional poignancy." --School Library Journal "These truly bilingual poems are packed with poignant, tender moments in the life of a Mexican immigrant child trying to fit in without losing his identity." --Horn Book Guide