The crossing audiobook by gary paulsen 9781490608419. Locke in the border town of juarez, mexico, changes both lives in ways dramatic and not immediately predictable. When manny decides to slip into america, the two meet and discover endless new possibilities. Free the crossing worksheets and literature unit for. In the beginning, each chapter is a different point of view of two people, manny, an orphan, and a sergeant named robert lurke. The genre of the book is realistic fiction setting the. Always hungry and struggling to survive, he dreams of making the crossing to the u. To escape this impoverished existence, manny dreams of one day crossing the american border to make his fortune. Kindle store go search your store deals store gift. Read the crossing by gary paulsen available from rakuten kobo.
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Start a free 30day trial today and get your first audiobook. He is a psychologist who is working with a government program that teaches people about survival in. Help young listeners understand the problems of poverty and hunger in third world countries with this powerful, moving story by awardwinning author gary paulsen. The crossing has 8 available editions to buy at half price books marketplace. Fourteenyearold manny is an orphan in juarez, mexico. The author makes you feel sympathy for the children struggling to survive on their own in mexico. The crossing by gary paulsen and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. On one side of the border is brutality and heartache. Search results for gary paulsen ocean state libraries ezone. Get an answer for what are some literary devices i. The crossing, by gary paulsen is one of the best books that i have ever read in my life. Manny bustos is a 14 year old orphan boy who was abandoned from his parents at such a young age. The crossing audiobook by gary paulsen, read by mark hammer. Hammers riveting performance will open ya listeners eyes to the plight of children in third world.
Donnalu macdonald manny is a fourteenyearold homeless boy in the mexican border town of juarez. Mark hammer thirteenyearold manny, a street kid fighting for survival in a mexican border town, develops a strange friendship with an emotionally disturbed american soldier who decides to help him get across. The crossing by gary paulsen is told in the eyes of a mexican street kid, manny bustos. Manny meets a soldier with problems but they both become the best of friends. See the progress your students make while they are reading. Start a free 30day trial today and get your first audiobook free. Buy the crossing book online at best prices in india on. As the story goes on, the two point of views alternate. Get 50% off this audiobook at the audiobooksnow online audio book store and download or stream it right to your computer, smartphone or tablet. An orphan in a mexican border town meets an american army sergeant and hopes the sergeant. He competes with his bigger, meaner rivals for the coins american tourists throw off the bridge between texas and his town. Gary paulsen gary paulsen is the distinguished author of many critically acclaimed books for young people, including three newbery honor books. On the night when manny dares the crossingthrough the muddy shallows of the rio grande, past the searchlights and the border patrolthe young man encounters an old stranger who could prove to be an ally or an enemy.
After trial, get 1 audiobook and 2 audible originals each month. The crossing book by gary paulsen 8 available editions. The crossing, a film starring russell crowe and danielle spencer. Thirteenyearold manny, a street kid fighting for survival in a mexican border town, develops a strange friendship with an emotionally disturbed american soldier who decides to help him get across the border. The crossing, like many of paulsen s novels for young adults, pairs a teenage protagonist with an older adult. Buy the crossing by gary paulsen online at alibris.
Open library is an initiative of the internet archive, a 501c3 nonprofit, building a digital library of internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. So after alot begging he convinced him to help him out. Edwards award given by the ala for his lifetime achievement in young adult literature. The crossings by gary paulsen by matthew schenberg on prezi. On the other side is vietnam vet robert locke, trying to forget the war in a bottle of whiskey. The river by gary paulsen this is the sequel to hatchet and in this novel, brian is back in the wild and is in a new location joined by derek holtzer. Growing up just on the other side of the american border, manny is always aware that, if he could only get across the heavily guarded bridge, he would have access to. On one side of the border is 14yearold manny bustos, an orphan scrounging on the streets of juarez. A critically acclaimed tearjerker from a master storyteller.1273 718 892 260 1158 1077 200 594 756 464 1585 475 1355 995 1202 30 740 1495 1171 444 1262 42 223 492 927 769 1462 89 1371 678 99 1289 270 133 1392 238 960 30 1301 1203 594 778 921 495