Baseball in April and other stories

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich,
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10th Anniversary ed.
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The Mexican American author Gary Soto draws on his own experience of growing up in California's Central Valley in this finely crafted collection of eleven short stories that reveal big themes in the small events of daily life. Crooked teeth, ponytailed girls, embarrassing grandfathers, imposter Barbies, annoying brothers, Little League tryouts, and karate lessons weave the colorful fabric of Soto's world. The smart, tough, vulnerable kids in these stories are Latino, but their dreams and desires belong to all of us. Glossary of Spanish terms included.

Awards: ALA Best Book for Young Adults, Booklist Editors' Choice, Horn Book Fanfare Selection, Judy Lopez Memorial Honor Book, Parenting Magazine's Reading Magic Award, John and Patricia Beatty Award

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Grouping Title baseball in april and other
Grouping Author soto gary
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-03-06 04:46:56AM
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subject_facet Children's stories, American, Mexican Americans -- California -- Juvenile fiction, Mexican Americans -- Stories, Short stories -- Fiction
title_display Baseball in April and other stories
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