Fiction. In this debut novel, Maria Collen Cruz creates the vibrant voice of a girl just on the brink of understanding. With her journal at her side, this thoughtful and creative character tackles complicated issues of identity and self-empowerment The things Ceci Alvarez does not know about her father's family send her riding rails from Los Angeles to Tijuana, Mexico in order to piece together the mysteries behind a set of her Nana's photographs. Tony, a lively young teen Ceci meets on the train, leads her from one country ...

Border Crossing 2003, Pinata Books

ISBN-13: 9781558854055

Trade paperback

Border Crossing 2003, Turtleback Books

ISBN-13: 9780613902557

Turtleback School & Library edition