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  • Jennifer Degenhardt Un voyage difficile
  • Jennifer Degenhardt Un voyage difficile
  • Jennifer Degenhardt Un voyage difficile
  • Jennifer Degenhardt Un voyage difficile

Un voyage difficile

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French easy reader for beginners. Due to poverty, Jamil is forced to undertake the voyage to the US in hopes of earning the money to support his family.

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Jamil and his family live in Port-au-Prince, the capital city of Haiti.  Their life, which is simple and good, becomes challenging when their earnings become insufficient to maintain the family.  Both Jamil and his wife, Noémie, work two jobs in order to make ends meet. Concerned for the welfare of his family whom he loves, Jamil makes the difficult decision to undertake the voyage by boat to the United States to search for work in hopes of earning the money needed to support his family. How will Jamil fare navigating the rough waters of the Caribbean and what effect does his absence have on the loved ones he leaves behind?  


  • 48 pages of text
  • written in present tense
  • the story is told from the perspectives of the two main characters
  • the story is told in 1st person singular
  • setting: Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Information for teachers

Readers learn facets of Haitian culture through entry level vocabulary and grammar. Depending on your students this can be a level 1 or a level 2 book.

Would you like to order a class set? We will give you a 10% discount on 25 or more copies of the same title. Please, order the novels via e-mail. Due to relatively small stock numbers, please allow 2-3 weeks for your order.

*All books and novels are copyright protected, which means that copying this book for use in your classroom is not permitted.

courage / doorzettingsvermogen / Haïti / immigratie / immigration / Jennifer Degenhardt / moed / perseverance / perspective changes / refugees / wisselend perspectief
Author unknown
Year of publication 2019
Number of pages 63, including the glossary
ISBN 9781732278097
Illustrated no
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