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Soto, Gary

Overview
Works: 290 works in 946 publications in 2 languages and 69,114 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Poetry  Christmas stories  Biography  Anecdotes  Interviews  Young adult works  Film adaptations  Basketball stories 
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Roles: Editor, Interviewee
Classifications: PZ7.S7242, [FIC]
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Too many tamales by Gary Soto ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 2,981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maria tries on her mother's wedding ring while helping make tamales for a Christmas family get-together. Panic ensues when hours later, she realizes the ring is missing
Help wanted : stories by Gary Soto ( Book )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 2,646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ten stories portray some of the struggles and hopes of young Mexican Americans
Chato's kitchen by Gary Soto ( Recording )
18 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 2,551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To get the "ratoncitos," little mice, who have moved into the barrio to come to his house, Chato the cat prepares all kinds of good food: fajitas, frijoles, salsa, enchiladas, and more
Baseball in April and other stories by Gary Soto ( Book )
22 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 2,359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of eleven short stories focusing on the everyday adventures of Hispanic young people growing up in Fresno, California
Partly cloudy : poems of love and longing by Gary Soto ( Book )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 2,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Poet Gary Soto captures the voices of young people as they venture toward their first kiss, brood over bruised hearts, and feel the thrill of first love
The afterlife by Gary Soto ( Book )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 2,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A senior at East Fresno High School lives on as a ghost after his brutal murder in the restroom of a club where he had gone to dance
Chato and the party animals by Gary Soto ( Book )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 1,880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chato decides to throw a "pachanga" for his friend Novio Boy, who has never had a birthday party, but when it is time to party, Novio Boy cannot be found
Snapshots from the wedding by Gary Soto ( Book )
10 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 1,587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maya, the flower girl, describes a Mexican American wedding through snapshots of the day's events, beginning with the procession to the altar and ending with her sleeping after the dance
Buried onions by Gary Soto ( Book )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 1,572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When nineteen-year-old Eddie drops out of college, he struggles to find a place for himself as a Mexican American living in a violence-infested neighborhood of Fresno, California. A junior college dropout, 19-year-old Eddie is trying to support himself in this story set in the barrio of Fresno, California. Annotation. For Eddie there isn't much to do in his rundown neighborhood but eat, sleep, watch out for drive-bys, and just try to get through each day. His father, two uncles, and his best friend are all dead, and it's a struggle not to end up the same way. The violence makes Fresno wallow in tears, as if a huge onion with its ubiquitous vapors were buried beneath the city. Making an effort to walk a straight line despite constant temptations and frustrations, Eddie searches for answers after the death of his cousin and discovers that his closest friends may be his worst enemies
Taking sides by Gary Soto ( Book )
14 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 1,531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fourteen-year-old Lincoln Mendoza, an aspiring basketball player, must come to terms with his divided loyalties when he moves from the Hispanic inner city to a white suburban neighborhood
The skirt by Gary Soto ( Book )
18 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 1,451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Miata leaves on the school bus the skirt that she is to wear in a dance performance, she needs all her wits to get it back without her parents' finding out that she has lost something yet again
Accidental love by Gary Soto ( Book )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After unexpectedly falling in love with a "nerdy" boy, fourteen-year-old Marisa works to change her life by transferring to a better school, altering some of her behavior, and losing weight
Neighborhood odes : a poetry collection by Gary Soto ( Book )
9 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twenty-one poems about growing up in an Hispanic neighborhood, highlighting the delights in such everyday items as sprinklers, the park, the library, and pomegranates
Jesse by Gary Soto ( Book )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 1,158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two Mexican American brothers hope that junior college will help them escape their heritage of tedious physical labor
Marisol by Gary Soto ( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 1,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Meet Marisol Luna, a girl who was born to dance. The family is moving to the Chicago suburbs, and Marisol learns that her new neighborhood doesn't have a dance studio. Instead of giving up, resourceful Marisol is determined to keep dancing. With the help of two friends, she figures out a way to combine her old world with a renewed commitment to stretch and try her hardest
Chato goes cruisin' by Gary Soto ( Book )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chato and Novio win a cruise but are disappointed to find that everyone else on board is a dog, and things go from bad to worse when the dogs party themselves sick and it is up to the cats to find help
Local news by Gary Soto ( Book )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 1,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of thirteen short stories about the everyday lives of Mexican American young people in California's Central Valley
The old man & his door by Gary Soto ( Book )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a Mexican setting, this fable tells of an old fool's adventures on the way to a barbecue. Misunderstanding his wife's instructions, an old man sets out for a party with a door on his back. This humorous tale is about an old man who cannot seem to listen to his wife. As she leaves for a barbecue, she reminds him to bring "el puerco"--The pig that will be roasted as a main dish. He later wonders why she wants him to bring "la puerta"-the door-but dares not question her. Delightfully illustrated, this story shows that sometimes mistakes turn out for the best
Chato y su cena by Gary Soto ( Recording )
35 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To get the "ratoncitos," little mice who have moved into the barrio, to come to come to his house, Chato the cat prepares all kinds of good food: fajitas, frijoles, salsa, enchiladas, and more
If the shoe fits by Gary Soto ( Book )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After being teased about his brand new loafers, Rigo puts them away for so long he grows out of them
 
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Audience level: 0.07 (from 0.01 for Chato and ... to 0.37 for U.S. Hispa ...)
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Alternative Names
ソト, ギャリー
Languages
English (315)
Spanish (18)
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