You don't have a clue : Latino Mystery Stories for Teens. / Sarah Cortez.
- ISBN: 9781611925128 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: Houston : Piñata Books, 2013.
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When two gun-toting hoodlums tell the fourteen-year-old narrator of René Saldaña's story, The Right Size, to kiss the floor, he doesn't think twice. And his dad and younger brother drop to the floor just as quickly. "This guy Jimmy probably thinks Dad is the greatest threat among the three of us, but he's dead wrong. Dad couldn't hurt a bug, the boy thinks. In the ensuing twenty minutes, he learns that his dad isn't as weak as he thought, and in fact, his dad is willing to do whatever it takes to protect his family, even if it means killing someone.The teens featured in these stories deal with situations typical to all young adults, including attraction to the opposite sex-or to the same sex, in one story-and first sexual encounters, problems with family and friends, academic and personal aspirations.But they also deal with every kind of thrilling situation imaginable, from missing girls to kidnappings and dismembered bodies. A young girl finds herself...
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