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Enrique’s Journey
by Sonia Nazario

NSBE - Hot - book cover

Enrique’s Journey recounts the unforgettable quest of a Honduran boy looking for his mother, eleven years after she is forced to leave her starving family to find work in the United States. Braving unimaginable peril, often clinging to the sides and tops of freight trains, Enrique travels through hostile worlds full of thugs, bandits, and corrupt cops. But he pushes forward, relying on his wit, courage, hope, and the kindness of strangers. As Isabel Allende writes: “This is a twenty-first-century Odyssey. If you are going to read only one nonfiction book this year, it has to be this one.” Now updated with a new Epilogue and Afterword, photos of Enrique and his family, an author interview and more, this is a classic of contemporary America.

Meet the Author!

Sonia Nazario

September 23, 2014

Time: TBA

UC Ballroom

NSBE 2014 Nominated by
Don Killgallon
Don Killgallon

Also by,

Claudia Galindo
Asst. Professor
Language, Literacy, and Culture

Rose Wallace


  • The opportunity to participate in a Essay Contest.
  • Reading and discussion that is good preparation for English 100, which uses the book in assignments throughout the semester.
  • Related campus-wide lectures throughout the year
  • Preparation for other classes, which discuss topics addressed by the book.
  • Make an impact, here are nominees from the NSBE 2013 selection.

On sale now at the
University Bookstore!
Sale Price: $11.20

For More Information:
Jill Randles
Assistant Vice Provost of Undergraduate Education | (410) 455-3715