Trina by Patricia Miles Martin


By Patricia Miles Martin
Level 6

Trina is a Mexican girl living in the United States. Her father works on the railroad, so her family lives in a boxcar and is constantly moving. Trina longs for a friend more than anything but has never been in one place long enough, and she doesn’t speak English very well. When Trina finally has the opportunity to gain a friend, she is heartbroken when they are getting ready to leave again. However, Trina’s friendship has worked a miracle that changes her family’s situation.

(Reviewed by Jenny Phillips)

Region North America, United States
Genre Fiction
The Good and the Beautiful Library No
  • Hard to Find
  • Top Picks
  • 5 Moral Value
  • 3 Educational Value
  • 3.5 Literary Value
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