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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Thorntown PL - Thorntown||YA CD BOOK FIC SOT (Text)||30034000793599||Adult Fiction Audiobooks||Available||-|
- ISBN: 0976193213
- Physical Description: 3 audio discs (168 min.) : analog ; 4 3/4 in.
- Publisher: Northport, ME : Published by Audio Bookshelf, 
- Copyright: ℗2000
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Broken chain -- Baseball in April -- Two dreamers -- Barbie -- The no-guitar blues -- Seventh grade -- Mother & daughter -- Karate kid -- La bamba -- The marble champ -- Growing up.
|Creation/Production Credits Note:||
Executive producer, H. Frederick; produced by William Dufris.
|Participant or Performer Note:||
Read by Stephanie Diaz & Miguel Gongora.
A collection of eleven short stories focusing on the everyday adventures of Hispanic young people growing up in Fresno, California.
|Target Audience Note:||
Ages 10 and up.
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|Subject:||Children's stories, American.
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Gary Soto, an award-winning poet, is renowned for getting at the heart of a young person's everyday life. In these eleven stories, performed with spice and energy by young actors Stephanie Diaz and Miguel Gongora, Soto again scores. With a sensitivity and humor born from his own experiences while growing up in California's Central Valley, the author brings to the surface issues such as success and failure, honesty and deceit, love and friendship. 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.