Two Girls’ Perilous Journey of Immigration

Ashley Quinn Sheplak


Across a Hundred Mountains weaves the tale of two young girls, Juana Garcia and Adelina Vasquez, and poignantly details their incredible journeys of immigration. Each chapter is told from the perspective of one of the two girls, switching back and forth between each one. Grande explores poverty, migration, and sacrifice in this thought-provoking tale. In this book review, the author analyzes Reyna Grande’s portrayal of an immigrant’s journey to the United States.



immigrants, migration, poverty.

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