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Alamo Wars (2008)

by Ray Villareal

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This is a book about a group of seventh graders who are putting on a play to honor their teacher who just passed away. The play brings about many controversies between the students as well as the teachers. Once everyone resolves the issues that come up the students perform the play in honor of their teacher.
  eafranklin | Nov 27, 2011 |
When Miss Mac passes away suddenly, the teachers at Rosemont Middle School decide to put on her play about the Battle of the Alamo in her honor. However chaos soon ensues as the Mexican and American cultures of the students clash. In this coming of age story, each of the main characters must discover more about him or herself and overcome struggles. Miss Martinez must adjust to life as a new teacher, Raquel must learn how to balance her Mexican heritage with her current home.
  bsn003 | Apr 10, 2011 |
Content summary: civil rights, freinds, the Alamo, immigration
  marybe789 | Mar 9, 2011 |
A teacher from Rosemont Middle School, Miss Mac passes away suddenly, the teachers decide to put on her play about the Battle of the Alamo in her honor. But they soon discover that the Mexican and American cultures of the students clash. In this story, each of the main characters must discover more about themselves and overcome struggles. Also the book tells about cultural differences and making adjustments and it discusses the Alamo Battle and it's history.
Content Summary: Battle of the Alamo, history, Texas, hardships, friendships and relationships.
Website: http://www.latinoteca.com/events/who-s-buried-in-the-garden
  nwgwaltney11 | Mar 9, 2011 |
content summary: friendship, diversity, history, school play, bullying, Spanish
  cmstottlemyer | Mar 3, 2011 |
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When a Texas school puts on an original play about the Alamo, the students and teachers confront modern conflicts about history, identity, and the meaning of courage.

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