Crossing The Wire

January 8, 2016

Students in Mrs. Smets' reading class are intrigued by the novel, CROSSING THE WIRE, by Will Hobbs.  It brings to light the immigration issues between Mexico and the United States.  The book was written in 2006 and ten years laterthe problem has not been resolved.  

A fifteen-year-old named Victor is faced with the reality that it is all on his shoulders to financially support his mother and younger siblings.  He has no "coyote money" for the smugglers and is very naive to the ways of the world.
He meets various types of people and faces many life threatening situations in this page-turner.  You should read it!