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La Bestia Reading (accompanies Which Way Home documentary or Sin Nombre film)

Grade Levels
10th - 12th
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Reading suitable for a level 3 or higher Spanish class about the train "La Bestia" that travels from southern Mexico to the US border, bringing a flood of Central American immigrants and refugees. This dangerous journey results in violence, despair, and even death for many migrants each year, but for some, it is their only hope of survival.

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