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A Day’s Work

Abuelo moved in with Francisco and his mother after Francisco’s father died. It’s Francisco’s mission to help findAbuelo work, and also translate for him. Francisco helps Abuelo get work as a gardener even though the old man cannot speak English and knows nothing about gardening. A Day’s Work provides a vital, sympathetic glimpse into theworld of immigrant day laborers while demonstrating the moral importance of honesty.