Vargas, Jose Antonio. Dear America: The Story of an Undocumented Citizen. Biography. HarperCollins, 2019. 130pp. $16.99. 978-0-06-291459-0. OUTSTANDING. GRADES 4-8. Pulitzer-prize-winning author Jose Antonio Vargas opens this young-reader version of his autobiography with a brief [continue reading]
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