The Circuit: Author Francisco Jimenez to visit Harvest

The Circuit: Author Francisco Jimenez to visit Harvest

Author Francisco Jimenez will be coming to Napa from the 3rd of November to the 7th of November.

He will be visiting students from Harvest/River Middle School/Napa Valley Language Academy on the 4th in the Harvest main gym . He will also be visiting St. John the Baptist Church Parish Hall on the 4th and will be presenting in Spanish.

The Circuit the first and most well-known book by Francisco Jimenez is an autobiographical novel. It is mostly based on his journey from Mexico to the United States of America.

The Circuit is a must read. It’s a wonderful book with a captivating story about his journey to America with the rest of his family. In the book Francisco is know as Panchito.

In the beginning of the book it’s just Panchito, Roberto, Mama,and Papa. Over the curse of the book the family grows from four members to eleven.

His book has has received several literary awards: the Boston Globe Horn Book Award for Fiction; the Americas Award; the California Library Association John and Patricia Beatty Award; a Jane Addams Honor Book Award; a New York Public Library 1999 Book for the Teen-Age; an American Library Association Best Book for Young Adults, the FOCAL Award given by the Los Angeles Public Library System and the Reading the World Award given by the University of San Francisco.