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Becoming Naomi León

Author: Pam Muñoz Ryan
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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When Naomi's absent mother resurfaces to claim her, Naomi runs away to Mexico with her great-grandmother and younger brother in search of her father.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile materials
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Pam Muñoz Ryan
ISBN: 0439269695 9780439269698 0439269970 9780439269971
OCLC Number: 54415069
Awards: Tomas Rivera Mexican American Children's Book Award, 2005
Schneider Family Book Award, Middle School, 2005.
Pura Belpré Author Honor, 2006.
Notable Book for a Global Society award winner, 2005
Description: 246 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: A rabble of yesterdays --
A paddling of ducks --
A skulk of foxes --
A lamentation of swans --
A memory of elephants --
A charm of hummingbirds --
A school of fish --
An unkindness of ravens --
A burden of mules --
A shiver of sharks --
A schizophrenia of hawks --
A flight of swallows --
A passel of todays --
A drey of squirrels --
A sleuth of bears --
A leap of leopards --
A piteousness of doves --
A team of horses --
An exaltation of starlings --
A pride of lions --
A cry of hounds --
A crash of hippopotami --
A brood of chicks --
A murmuration of tomorrows.
Responsibility: Pam Muñoz Ryan.
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Happily living with Gram and her little brother at the Avocado Acres Trailer Rancho, talented soap carver Naomi Soledad Leon Outlaw, labelled by her classmates as "nothing special," finds her life  Read more...

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