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“…inspired by the touching true stories of everyday migrants on perilous journeys North from Central and South America.”

Illegal Cargo

Written by Augusto Mora
Illustrated by Augusto Mora
Published by Black Panel Press

Although he had never been the most present father, José Sendero, an elderly Salvadoran, has always wanted the best for his daughter, Helena, who now lives far away in America. When an unexpected messenger arrives at his door, José must decide whether to bury his head in the sand, or leave everything he knows behind to be there for his daughter when she needs him most.

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Publication Date: July 2020
Available As: Paperback, eBook
Graphic Novel , Age 12 or older

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Setting: El Salvador

Character's Place in the Immigration Journey: Immigrant

Book Creator(s) Connection to the Community Represented: Own Voices/Lived Experience

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