Muffler man

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Finalist, Tomas Rivera Mexican American Children's Book Award Chuy Garcia longs to join his father, who is working in the Untied States. To save money for the trip north, Chuy convinces his father's former employer at the local muffler shop to hire him. There, Chuy learns his father is the artist who made the Muffler Man, a metal statue that stands in front of the shop inviting customers inside. Once in the United States with his father. Chuy finds that life is more difficult than expected. Inspired by his father's art, Chuy helps find a way to prosper in their new homeland.
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Grouping Title muffler man
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Grouping Category book
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Vigil-Pinon, Evangelina.
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subject_facet Fathers and sons -- Fiction
Mexican Americans -- Fiction
Sculpture -- Fiction
Spanish language materials -- Bilingual
title_display Muffler man
title_full Muffler man / by Tito Campos ; illustrations by Lamberto & Beto Alvarez ; Spanish translation by Evangelina Vigil-Pinon = El hombre mofle / por Tito Campos ; ilustraciones por Lamberto & Beto Alvarez ; traduction al espanol por Evangelina Vigil-Pinon
title_short Muffler man
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Fathers and sons
Mexican Americans
Spanish language materials