To help her poverty-stricken family, year-old Lupita enters California as an illegal alien and starts to work while Book – Lupita Manana by Patricia Beatty. Lupita Manana by Patricia Beatty – book cover, description, publication history. Following their father’s death, Lupita and her brother must leave their Mexican fishing village for the U.S. to earn income for the family. Ages up. (May).

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Lupita Manana by Patricia Beatty (1993, Hardcover)

Once their they had to help their aunt and drunken uncle get more money to pay for where they will be sleeping. ,upita tells Lupita and Salvador that their father has died but she doesn’t tell the younger siblings.

May 24, Aubrey Ahlstrom rated it liked it. I am taking a course on multicultural literature and needed a book about children who may be homeless. Details Customers who bought this item also bought Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1 This shopping feature will continue to load items. Once in California, they set out again to find work and Aunt Consuelo. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. See details blok additional description. Luckily Lupita escaped and goes tell her Aunt Consuela and her uncle tells her that Salvador will make his way back.

Great book-good relevant story to today’s political climate.

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But for feisty Lupita, there is always hope for a better manana — tomorrow. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? This was one of the first books I truly found myself hating though, sadly, it wouldn’t be the last and I remember thinking how contrived the ending was.


Many manaha these students either personally experienced immigration similar to Lupita or know a close family member or friend who did. Manaja Giver Giver Quartet, Book 1. Be the first to write a review. To help her poverty-stricken family, year-old Lupita leaves her Mexican fishing village and enters California as an illegal alien and starts to work while constantly on the watch for immigration authorities.

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Lupita is the second oldest child, luptia is our main character. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. The main characters are Lupita, Salvador. Lupta liked the action parts were they would get close to getting caught. As they make their way to Indio, California, walking 80 miles, they are fearful of being caught by Le Migras, the US immigration officers, who often raid businesses, restaurants, and social functions, sending illegal manzna back across the border.

I think when salvador got caught it kinda brought mahana book down. This book has a great story, not too long, and has a few Spanish phrases. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Lupita Manana by Patricia Beatty. Many people can relate to this book.

It is decided that 13 year-old Lupita and 15 year-old Salvatore will go to “rich” Aunt Consuelo in the United States, find jobs, and send money home to pay off the loans. Her works continue to attract readers of all ages.


This is definitely worth reading but know that the ending will be a disappointment.

Lupita Manana

I highly recommend this book. Mar 23, Matt Firuta rated it liked it. The book does get straight to the point and hooks the reader. See all 62 reviews. Books by Patricia Beatty.

Nov 24, Biblibio rated it did not like it Shelves: Anyhow, this was an extremely well written luputa of two young children that must cross the border of Mexico to get to the United States in order to send money home to their mother who was a recent widow. The children walk to Tijuana with Lupita dressed as a boy. I enjoyed reading this book because it was llupita. I’ll certainly supplement it with current articles.

Readers will love this book if they like well-presented plots with identifiable settings and a dragging plot. Book ratings by Goodreads. Beyond being a “refugee” story, Lupita Manana encompasses the protagonist’s coming of age as she grows from an idealist young child to a realist who lives with over-extended family, works for barely no pay, and ultimately loses her brother to hooligan behavior and deportation.

America is not the land of opportunity they had hoped. Lupita and her big brother, Salvador, must smuggle themselves into the United States to earn money to support their mother and young siblings. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

From all the latinos and african americans they hate?