visión de conjunto:Críticas This first-ever publication uncovers a riveting adventure story that will engage children and adults alike. --Sonia Sanchez author Homegirlsand HandgrenadesWe are blessed to have this story as a testament to a time when the border between the United States and Mexico was kinder less populated and more open. --Ben Saenz award-winning novelist[Hughes's] fiction . . . manifests his 'wonder of the world.' As these stories reveal that wonder has lost little of its shine. --Cleveland Plain DealerReaders . . . .will find that Miguel's adventures move briskly . . . Each chapter includes a carefully research illustration. A period piece of particular interest to those who want to know more about the time and place. School Library JournalThis first-ever publication uncovers a riveting adventure story that will engage children and adults alike. Sonia Sanchez author Homegirls and Handgrenades[Hughes's] fiction . . . manifests his wonder of the world. As these stories reveal that wonder has lost little of its shine. Cleveland Plain DealerWe are blessed to have this story as a testament to a time when the border between the United States and Mexico was kinder less populated and more open. Ben Saenz award-winning novelistThis beautiful story will enchant and inform children even as it also gives a fresh appreciation of the literary magic of Langston Hughes and Arna Bontemps.Dr. Arnold Rampersad Langston Hughes biographer Langston Hughes: Short Stories Reseña del editor Penned by two of the most famous African-American writers of the 1930s this never-before-published coming-of-age story set against the backdrop of the Mexican Revolution chronicles the adventures of a 12-year-old Mexican boy Miguel Del Monte who joins his uncle in herding wild broncos from northern Mexico to Los Angeles learning important lessons along the way. Biografía del autor Arna Bontemps was a highly regarded poet and novelist during the Harlem Renaissance. He is the author ofThe Story of the Negro which was a Newbery Honor Book and received the Jane Addams Book Award.Langston Hughes was a prolific poet novelist short story writer playwright journalist and author of children's books. He was a leading figure in the Harlem Renaissance and the author ofThe Best of Simple Not Without Laughter and The Ways of White Folks. They are the coauthors ofThe Pasteboard Bandit and Popo and Fifina. Antonio Castro L. is the illustrator ofThe Green Bird The Gum-Chewing Rattler and The Treasure on Gold Street. His work has been featured in museums and galleries in the United States Mexico Spain and Italy. He lives in El Paso Texas.