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Any Small Goodness: A Novel of the Barrio

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Award-winning picture-book author Tony Johnston presents the poignant story of a loving Mexican-American family in East L.A. in her first novel for young readers.

Los Angeles is a place of movie stars and fast cars and people who are too rich and people who are too poor. An area of freeway chases and drive-bys and death. But there's another L.A., one where warmth and humor and humanity pervade. Where a tacqueria sign declares: "One cause, one people, one taco."

This L.A. is a place where random acts of generosity and goodwill improve the lives of the community. Any Small Goodness is a novel filled with hope, love, and warmth.

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Los Angeles is a place of movie stars and fast cars and people who are too rich and people who are too poor. An area of freeway chases and drive-bys and death. But there's another L.A., one where warmth and humor and humanity pervade. Where a tacqueria si

Synopsis:

Filled with hope, love, and warmth, this novel describes a Los Angeles far different from the place of movie stars and very poor people--a place where random acts of generosity improve the lives of the community.

About the Author

Tony Johnston is the author of nearly 100 picture books and early readers, including The Iguana Brothers, illustrated by Mark Teague. Her first novel, Any Small Goodness: A Novel of the Barrio, was named an NCTE Notable Children's Book in the Language Arts, an IRA Notable Book for a Global Security, and a Judy Lopez Memorial Honor Book. It was also awarded the first annual Southern California Booksellers' Association Children's Book Award. Ms. Johnston lives in California with her husband.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780439233842
Author:
Johnston, Tony
Publisher:
Scholastic Signature
Illustrator:
Colon, Raul
Location:
New York
Subject:
Family
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Family life
Subject:
Mexican americans
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Sociology
Subject:
Ethnic - Hispanic & Latino
Subject:
Social Situations - Community & Neighborhood
Subject:
East Los Angeles
Subject:
People & Places - United States - Hispanic/Latino
Subject:
Social Issues - Community & Neighborhood
Subject:
Children s-General
Edition Description:
Paper Text
Series:
Any Small Goodness
Series Volume:
131
Publication Date:
20030631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 2 up to 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
7.63 x 5.25 in
Age Level:
09-12

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Product details 128 pages Scholastic Paperbacks - English 9780439233842 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,
Los Angeles is a place of movie stars and fast cars and people who are too rich and people who are too poor. An area of freeway chases and drive-bys and death. But there's another L.A., one where warmth and humor and humanity pervade. Where a tacqueria si
"Synopsis" by , Filled with hope, love, and warmth, this novel describes a Los Angeles far different from the place of movie stars and very poor people--a place where random acts of generosity improve the lives of the community.
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