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America is her name

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Curbstone Press,
Pub. Date:
1st ed.
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IL: LG - BL: 3.5 - AR Pts: 0.5
Set in the Pilsen barrio of Chicago, this children's picture book gives a heartwarming message of hope. The heroine, Am#65533;rica, is a primary school student who is unhappy in school until a poet visits the class and inspires the students to express themselves creatively-in Spanish or English. Am#65533;rica Is Her Name emphasizes the power of individual creativity in overcoming a difficult environment and establishing self-worth and identity through the young girl Am#65533;rica's desire and determination to be a writer. This story deals realistically with the problems in urban neighborhoods and has an upbeat theme: you can succeed in spite of the odds against you. Carlos V#65533;zquez's inspired four-color illustrations give a vivid sense of the barrio, as well as the beauty and strength of the young girl Am#65533;rica.
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Full title america is her name
Author rodriguez luis j
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-15 23:04:39PM
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subject_facet Mexican Americans, Mexican Americans -- Fiction, Poets. -- Fiction
title_display America is her name
title_full America is her name / by Luis J. Rodriguez
title_short America is her name
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