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An island like you : stories of the barrio

Author: Judith Ortiz Cofer
Publisher: New York : Orchard Books, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Twelve stories about young people caught between their Puerto Rican heritage and their American surroundings.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Ortiz Cofer
ISBN: 0531068978 9780531068977 0531087476 9780531087473
OCLC Number: 31286226
Notes: "A Melanie Kroupa book"--Title page verso.
Awards: Pura Belpré Author Award, 1996.
Description: 165 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Day in the barrio --
Bad influence --
Arturo's flight --
Beauty lessons --
Catch the moon --
An hour with Abuelo --
The one who watches --
Matoa's mirror --
Don Jose of La Mancha --
Abuela invents the zero --
A job for Valentin --
Home to El Building --
White balloons.
Responsibility: Judith Ortiz Cofer.

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Twelve stories about young people caught between their Puerto Rican heritage and their American surroundings.

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