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Lincoln is in a jam when his basketball team at his new school--where the students are rich and mostly white--faces his old team from the barrio on the boards. How can he play his best against his friends? No matter who wins, it looks like it will be lose-lose for Lincoln.

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Lincoln Mendoza has to face his homeboys when his posh new school goes up against his old school on the basketball court.

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Having moved from the barrio to the suburbs, Lincoln Mendoza is still loyal to his home team--even though he's playing basketball for another school now. When the two teams face each other, Lincoln learns something about winning, loyalty, change, and friendship.

About the Author

GARY SOTO's first book for young people, Baseball in April and Other Stories, won the California Library Association's Beatty Award and was named an ALA Best Book for Young Adults. He has since published many more books for younger readers. His short film The Pool Party was awarded the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Children's Video by the ALA.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780152046941
Author:
Soto, Gary
Publisher:
Harcourt Brace and Company
Location:
Orlando, Fla.
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Social Situations - Friendship
Subject:
Schools
Subject:
Social Situations - Prejudice & Racism
Subject:
Basketball
Subject:
Sports & Recreation - Basketball
Subject:
Hispanic americans
Subject:
Single-parent families
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Situations / Prejudice & Racism
Subject:
Social Issues - Friendship
Subject:
Social Issues - Prejudice & Racism
Subject:
Children s-Sports Fiction-Basketball
Subject:
Situations / Friendship
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
no. 7, 2000
Publication Date:
20030331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 3 to 6
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Cover illustration by Sandy Young
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
7.63 x 5.13 in 0.33 lb
Age Level:
09-12

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Lincoln Mendoza has to face his homeboys when his posh new school goes up against his old school on the basketball court.

"Synopsis" by , Having moved from the barrio to the suburbs, Lincoln Mendoza is still loyal to his home team--even though he's playing basketball for another school now. When the two teams face each other, Lincoln learns something about winning, loyalty, change, and friendship.

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