Read Sonia Nazario’s NYT Piece on Plight of Immigrant Children

Enrique's Journey TP

In today’s New York Times (4/12/13) author Sonia Nazario contributed an op-ed which passionately argues against the injustices that immigrant children in America face.  Her piece builds upon themes she developed in her 2007 book Enrique’s Journey, an astonishing true story that recounts the unforgettable odyssey of a Honduran boy who braves unimaginable hardship and peril to reach his mother in the United States.  The book that has been chosen for common reading at numerous colleges and universities including Valparaiso University, the University of Missouri and the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Click here to read Sonia Nazario’s article in the New York Times.

Below is a running list of all of the colleges, high schools and libraries that have selected Enrique’s Journey for common reading.

Common Reading Programs that have selected Enrique’s Journey:

Colleges and Universities:
Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN
Indiana University, Kokomo, IN
College of Mount St. Joseph, Cincinnati, OH
University of Missouri, Kansas City
Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg
Notre Dame de Namur University, Belmont, CA
Rockhurst University, Kansas City, MO
Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA
Southwestern College, Chula Vista, CA
Henderson State University, Arkadelphia, AR
Edgewood College, Madison, WI
University of North Carolina, Charlotte
Peace College, Raleigh, NC
Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID
University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Central College, Pella, IA
Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff
Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, MN
Florida Southern College, Lakeland, FL
Bluffton University, Bluffton, OH
Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, OH
Fort Lewis College, Durango, CO
University of South Carolina, Aiken
Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo, CA
John Carroll University, University Heights, OH
University of California, Santa Barbara (University-wide read)
Santa Barbara City College, CA
Texas A & M, College Station, TX
Allegheny College, Meadville, PA
Hawai’i Pacific University, Honolulu
Arcadia University, Glenside, PA
Chandler-Gilbert Community College, Maricopa County, AZ (Common Read)
Fullerton College, Fullerton, CA (Common Read)
Moorpark College, Moorpark, CA (Common Read)
Bunker Hill Community College, Boston, MA (Common Read)
Cumberland County College, Vineland, NJ (Common Read)
Millersville University, Millersville, PA (Freshman Read)
California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, CA (Freshman Read)
Meredith College, Raleigh, NC (Common Read)
Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, FL (Freshman Read)
Lasell College, Newton, MA (Common Read)
Metro State College, Denver, CO (One Book Read)
George Fox University, Newberg, OR (Common Read)
University of Wisconsin, Whitewater
University of Wisconsin, Madison (Go Big Read Program)
SUNY College at Old Westbury (Freshman Read)
Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO (Common Read)
Adams State College, Alamosa, CO (Common Read)
North Seattle Community College (Winter Read)
Rosemont College, Rosemont, PA (First Year Connections Seminar Read)
University of Richmond, Richmond, VA (Summer Read for Juniors)
Loyola University Chicago (Freshman Read)
Newman University, Wichita, KS (Community Read)
Nassau Community College, Garden City, NY (Common Read)
Cabrini College Radnor Township,PA (Summer Read)
University of Wisconsin, La Crosse (Common Read)
Hesston College, Hesston, KS (Common Read)
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, North Adams, MA (Common Read)
College of Wooster (Wooster, OH) (Common Read)

High Schools:
Academy of the Holy Angels, Demarest, NJ
Bay Shore High School, Bay Shore, NY
Challenge Early College High School, Houston, TX
Santa Monica High School, Santa Monica, CA
La Jolla Country Day School, La Jolla, CA
Middletown N.J. High School
Wheeling High School, Wheeling, IL
Burlingame High School, Burlingame, CA
Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School, Bourne, MA
St. Ignatius High School, Cleveland, OH
Putnam County High School, Eatonton, GA
Hudson High School, Hudson, OH
Santa Ana High School, Santa Ana, CA
Animo Venice Charter High School, Venice, CA
Banning High School, Wilmington, CA
Hayfield Secondary School, Alexandria, VA
Los Alamitos High School, Los Alamitos, CA
Bishop Mora Salesian College Preparatory High School, Los Angeles, CA
Lakeview High School, Chicago, IL
John Muir High School, Pasadena, CA
Cheverus High School, Portland, ME
North East Independent School District, San Antonio, TX
La Salle High School of Yakima, Yakima, WA
Huntington High School, Huntington, NY
Marian High School, Omaha, NE
Mercy High School, Omaha, NE
Elk Grove High School, Elk Grove, IL
Notre Dame High School, San Jose, CA
Desert Mirage High School, Thermal, CA
Los Angeles Leadership Academy, Los Angeles, CA
Keansburg Public Schools, Keansburg, NJ
White Plains High School, White Plains, NY
North East Independent High School, San Antonio, TX
O’Fallon Township High School, O’Fallon, IL
Academy of Education and Empowerment at Carson High School, Carson, CA
Manheim Central High School, Manheim, PA
Woodrow Wilson High School, Washington DC
Conner High School, Hebron, KY
North High School, Sioux City, IA
Colorado Academy, Denver, CO
Incline Village Schools, Incline Village, NV
St. Mary’s School, Raleigh, NC
Jack C. Hayes High School, Buda, TX

“One City, One Book”:
Denver, CO
Glendale, CA
Laredo, TX
Memphis, TN
Saint Peter, MN
San Diego, CA
Santa Fe Springs, CA
Yuma, AZ


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