Why do Amada's parents decide to move to Los Angeles?
Where does the family stay while Amada's father is in Los Angeles?
When Amada first learns about her family's plan to move, she feels...
Amada's grandmother gives her a journal to...
Why does the family stay behind when Papa goes ahead to California?
From the details in the story, you can tell that Amada's brothers are...
Mama and Papa keep talking about all the opportunities we'll have in California.
The word opportunities mean...
There is a man here in the fields named Cesar Chavez, who speaks of unions, strikes, and boycotts.
The word union refers to a group of people who...
Mexicali is right across the border from Calexico, California.
What does the word border mean?
How are Paul from "Mexico:My New Home" and Amada from "My Diary From Here to There" similar?
How are Paul from "Mexico:My New Home" and Amada from "My Diary from Here to There" different?
What can you infer about Michi and Amada's relationship?
What was the author's purpose for writing this selection?
What is the author meaning when she writes... (page 29)
They're inside my little rock; they're here in the pages and in the language that I speak;
What is the message the author gives us in the story "My Diary from Here to There"?
Why does speaking with her father help Amada's feelings about moving?