Spare Parts (Problem/Solution)
In the book Spare Parts Oscar had many adversities. First, he decided to leave Mexico because it was poor and he wanted a better life. He then jumped the border to come to the United States. He was scared to get caught while doing this. While in the United States his family got a house and he went to high school. He originally wanted to be in the marine but couldn’t since he wasn’t a U.S. citizen. So, he joined the Robotics Team at school and went to battle with other teams. He decided to then become an engineer.