Becoming Kid Quixote
A True Story of Belonging in AmericaBook - 2020
A middle grade memoir told by an extraordinary Mexican American girl, only nine years old, who finds her voice at an after-school program where kids from immigrant families of all ages translate, write, sing, and perform their own original interpretations of Cervantes s Don Quixote, weaving in themes that speak to the current situation for immigrants in America.
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperCollins Publishers, 2020
Edition: First edition
Call Number: j371.8296 SIER
Characteristics: 215 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Alternative Title: Kid Quixote : a true story of belonging in America
From Library Staff
In this memoir written by Mexican American ten-year-old Sarah Sierra, Sarah and others in a Brooklyn afterschool program perform in an adaptation of Don Quixote, inspired by their pen pals from Immigration and Customs Enforcement facilities.