Read Me a Story, Ink logo

A Reading Resource for Kids, Parents, and Teachers

First Crossing

Story Stats

Rating: 5
Grade Level: 5, 6, 7, 8
Page count: 22


Pam Munoz

Appeared in

Guys Read: Heroes & Villains

Story Summary

Like the best virtual reality, this story, told from the perspective of a young Mexican boy awaiting help to cross the border with his father, lets us experience the difficulty and terror of attempting to cross the border but also the hope that awaits on the other side.