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An Island Like You

Stories of the Barrio
Cofer, Judith Ortiz (Book - 2009)
An Island Like You
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Twelve stories about young people caught between their Puerto Rican heritage and their American surroundings.
Authors: Cofer, Judith Ortiz, 1952-
Title: An island like you
stories of the barrio
Publisher: New York : Scholastic, Inc., [2009], c1995
Characteristics: 243 p. ;,17 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Judith Ortiz Cofer
Notes: "This book was originally published in hardcover by Orchard Books in 1995."--T.p. verso
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 José of La Mancha
Abuela invents the zero
A job for Valentin
Home to El Building
White balloons
Summary: Twelve stories about young people caught between their Puerto Rican heritage and their American surroundings.
Awards & Distinctions: Pura Belpré Author Award, 1996
ISBN: 0545131332
9780545131339
Branch Call Number: y COFER 2009
Subject Headings: Short stories Puerto Ricans United States Juvenile fiction
Topical Term: Short stories
Puerto Ricans
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