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Author: Lulu Delacre
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Acclaimed author and Pura Belpré Award honoree Lulu Delacre's beautifully illustrated collection of twelve short stories is a groundbreaking look at the diverse Latinos who live in the United States. In this book, you will meet many young Latinos living in the United States, from a young girl whose day at her father's burrito truck surprises her to two sisters working together to change the older sister's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lulu Delacre
ISBN: 9780062392145 006239214X
OCLC Number: 1001808960
Language Note: Text in English with Spanish adages under each story title.
Awards: CCBC Choices, 2018
Target Audience: Ages 8-12.
Description: xi, 242 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: The attack --
Selfie --
Güera --
Burrito man --
Band-aid --
Firstborn --
Cubano two --
Peacemaker --
The secret --
Pickup soccer --
Saturday school --
90,000 children.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Lulu Delacre.

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