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Author: Alex Sanchez
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Diego keeps getting into trouble because of his explosive temper until he finally finds a probation officer who helps him get to the root of his anger so that he can stop running from his past.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Sanchez
ISBN: 9781416937722 1416937722 9781416937746 1416937749
OCLC Number: 258770285
Notes: Tomas Rivera Award, 2011.
Target Audience: Ages 12 up.; Young Adult.
Description: 239 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Alex Sanchez.

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In this bold story of a boy trying to grow beyond a painful past, award-winning author Sanchez calls upon his personal experience as a probation officer to reveal the complexities of one of his most  Read more...

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"An authentic and tender story...Sanchez does a masterful job."--"Publishers Weekly"

 
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Recommended for high school

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-11-18) Very Good Permalink

Diego is in trouble. At his sentencing for punching another student at school he asks to be given probation. He?s cutting himself, can?t control his rage and in the probation officer who evaluates his case, he has finally found someone he thinks he might be able to talk to and who might actually hear...
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