Caravan to the North: Misael's Long Walk by Jorge Argueta - Book Review

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By Jorge Argueta, Manuel Monroy (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781773063294
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Published: Groundwood Books - October 1st, 2019

An almost unbelievably sparse novel-in-verse. Misael and his family join a caravan of refugees traveling by foot, bus, train - anything - from El Salvador to the United States. The book has very few details about the journey itself, and instead focuses its plot on how the hopes and fears of the refugees evolve as they travel. An unusual book with a beautifully haunting ending. ~ Reviewed by Nadja Tiktinsky