In this class you will read the novel, Mother Tongue, by Demetria Martinez. This is the story of a young girl, Mary, as she falls in love with an El Salvadoran refugee, Jose Luis, who comes to the U.S. as part of the sanctuary movement. This guide provides links to some resources for the assignment:
Some search terms to use are: El Salvador, Archbishop Oscar Romero, refugees. You may also want to search for information with the author's name and book title in the literary databases.