Crossing The Wire
Crossing The Wire is a historical-fiction book that tells the story of Victor Flores. Victor is living the normal life in Mexico. This all changes once the price of the crops that he was growing begins to decrease. This is all happening in the mountains of Central Mexico, so he must illegally cross the border into the United States in order to try to make more money to buy food for his family. Victor gets on a train and is off to a good start. However, the Border Patrol mistakes his identity and attempts to arrest him. Eventually, he escapes from the police officer transporting him back to Mexico. From this point on, he keeps trying to get across the border, and along the way he meets some people that help him get there.