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The Crossing Audiobook

The Crossing

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Publisher's Summary

Help young listeners understand the problems of poverty and hunger in Third World countries with this powerful, moving story by award-winning author Gary Paulsen. An orphan in a Mexican border town meets an American army sergeant - and hopes the sergeant will help him cross the border to a better life in the United States.

©1987 Gary Paulsen (P)1993 Recorded Books

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    Brandon 07-31-15
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    "Just a great book."

    The story was never dull and I enjoyed the entire book. Thank You Gary Paulsen.

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    Sher from Provo Utah 01-19-16
    Sher from Provo Utah 01-19-16 Member Since 2015

    Tired teacher. That is, REtired teacher.

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    "All too sad, and all to familiar"

    Although Paulsen's books are directed at young boys, I do enjoy reading them on occasion. This particular story breaks my heart. I have long said that if Mexico could get some things together, they would be a great nation, but there are too many governmental problems holding them back. I hope someday the Mexican people will not feel like they have to risk everything to come to America to have a decent future because living conditions will have improved and opportunities will be plentiful right there in their own country. It could happen.

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