From North to South/Del Norte Al Sur
Near the border, the cars began to move very slowly. Pap√°, go fast. I want to see Mam√°, I said. Jos√© loves helping Mam√° in the garden outside their home in California. But when Mam√° is sent back to Mexico for not having proper papers, Jos√© and his Pap√° face an uncertain future. What will it be like to visit Mam√° in Tijuana? When will Mam√° be able to come home?
Award-winning children s book author Ren√© Colato La√≠nez tackles the difficult and timely subject of family separation with exquisite tenderness.
Ren√© is donating a portion of his royalties to El Centro Madre Assunta, a refuge for women and children who are waiting to be reunited with their families up north.