Migrant

By TROTTIER, Maxine

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ISBN
978-0-88899-975-7
Publisher
Groundwood


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on May 1, 2011  |  Preschool to Grade 4

Gr 2–5—This beautifully written story tells of a girl who belongs to a group of Mennonites who moved to Mexico in the 1920s, but still migrate to Canada annually to labor in the fields. Anna wishes she could stay in one place, to "be like a tree with roots sunk deeply into the earth" so that she could have stability and see the s...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2011

An author's note explains that Anna is a German Mennonite, traveling from Mexico to Canada to work the crops. This little-known gr...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Junior Library Guild

Reviewed on May 1, 2011

Maxine Trottier’s poetic narration uses relatable similes and metaphors to help readers understand Anna’s way of life. (“There are moments when she feels like a rabbit. Not the sort with the white fluff of tail, but a jack rabbit. Those rabbits live i...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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