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DANNYS TALL AND skinny. Even though hes not built, his arms are long enough to give his pitch a power so fierce any college scout would sign him on the spot. A 95 mph fastball, but the boys not even on a team. Every time he gets up on the mound he loses it.

But at his private school, they dont expect much else from him. Dannys brown. Half-Mexican brown. And growing up in San Diego that close to the border means everyone else knows exactly who he is before he even opens his mouth. Before they find out he cant speak Spanish, and before they realize his mom has blond hair and blue eyes, theyve got him pegged. Dannys convinced its his whiteness that sent his father back to Mexico. And thats why hes spending the summer with his dads family. Only, to find himself, he might just have to face the demons he refuses to see right in front of his face.

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About the Author

Mexican WhiteBoy is Matt de la Peñas second novel for young readers. His first novel, Ball Dont Lie, was an ALA Best Book for Young Adults, an ALA Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers, and will soon be a major motion picture. He currently lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780385903295
Publisher:
Delacorte Press
Subject:
Baseball
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Subject:
Fathers and sons
Subject:
Sports & Recreation - Baseball
Subject:
Social Issues - General
Subject:
People & Places - United States - Hispanic/Latino
Subject:
Identity
Subject:
Racially mixed people
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-General
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Subject:
baseball;fiction;sports;family;realistic fiction;fathers;identity;friendship;young adult;fathers and sons;cousins;coming of age;racial identity;biracial;ya;mexico;self-acceptance;racially mixed people;hispanic;multicultural;california;latino;summer;san di
Edition Description:
Library binding
Publication Date:
20080812
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.30x5.60x.90 in. .85 lbs.
Age Level:
14-17

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