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by Gary Soto
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Touching, vibrant, and humorous, this lively collection of poems accompanied by beautiful illustrations celebrates childhood and the Mexican American experience. “Invoking ordinary domestic and community incidents, it’s a fine introduction not only to poetry but to Chicano culture. Nelson debuts with scenes--homey, comfortable, bright--that make the book even more accessible.”--Kirkus Reviews This is a collection to read aloud and get kids writing about themselves.”--BooklistThis title has been selected as a Common Core Text Exemplar (Grades 2-3, Poetry)
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Twenty-five poems about the pleasures and woes that Mexican American children experience growing up.
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