Ten-year-old Pepa and her family face many challenges when they leave their home in Mexico to find work in the United States.
A young Cuban boy and his family leave Cuba secretly after the failed Bay of Pigs invasion, and use the family fishing boat to make their way to a new life in Florida.
Kofi's mother sends him to America to live with his father's family, but Kofi feels betrayed and wonders if he will ever be happy again.
Li Ming and his father are lured to America after hearing about the wealth to be found in California.
This book tells the story of a young boy planned to be a preacher. When he is called to save a white girl living with an Indian tribe, he is surprised by what he learns.
Caroline learns the meaning of freedom while struggling to maintain the family cotton plantation during the Civil War.
Rifle barrels pointed at the family as they stepped into the open. Tilly cowered behind her father. "We're headed for St. Augustine," Kwaku explained. The men lowered their guns. "Where are you from?" one of them asked. "Are you runaways?" "Please let us go on our way," Catbird begged. "Get in the wagon," the man said. "These men are armed," Kwaku said quietly. "We must do as we are told." When everyone was aboard, the wagon rumbled on down the road. They were headed away from St. Augustine and their chance for freedom.