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Meet Manuel, a young man who wears hand-me-downs from his older brothers until he finally gets a brand-new pair of shoes. And Jose Luis, who watches the vet bills rise after he buys a sick rooster to save it from becoming someone's dinner. And Alma, a young woman who runs to every shop and flea market in town buying back the clothes of her dead mother that her father has given away. These Mexican American youths meet life's challenges head-on in this hard-hitting collection of short stories.

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A hard-hitting short story collection takes a hard look at teens and preteens on the edge.

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This hard-hitting collection of short stories focuses on Mexican-American youths growing up in California's Central Valley.

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ISBN:
9780152054373
Author:
Soto, Gary
Publisher:
Harcourt Paperbacks
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Social Situations - Adolescence
Subject:
Mexican americans
Subject:
Short stories
Subject:
Ethnic - Hispanic & Latino
Subject:
Situations / Adolescence
Subject:
Children s All Ages - Fiction - General
Subject:
People & Places - United States - Hispanic/Latino
Subject:
Social Issues - Adolescence
Subject:
Mexican Americans -- California.
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Short Stories
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20060531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 4 up to 8
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Cover illustration by
Pages:
168
Dimensions:
7.63 x 5.13 in 0.29 lb
Age Level:
08-12

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A hard-hitting short story collection takes a hard look at teens and preteens on the edge.

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