Joey Gonzalez, Great American

Joey Gonzalez, Great American

by Tony Robles, Jim Pryor
     
 

In this English/Spanish book, third-grader Joey Gonzalez wants to study hard, learn a lot and grow up to be a great American. Joey's teacher, Mrs. Glass tells Joey he will have trouble learning because he's Spanish and he's a minority, but that something called affirmative action will help him get along. Little Joey is stunned. How can he become a GREAT American if

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Overview

In this English/Spanish book, third-grader Joey Gonzalez wants to study hard, learn a lot and grow up to be a great American. Joey's teacher, Mrs. Glass tells Joey he will have trouble learning because he's Spanish and he's a minority, but that something called affirmative action will help him get along. Little Joey is stunned. How can he become a GREAT American if he isn't even an American in the first place? He has to muster all his courage and his proud Spanish ancestry to challenge Mrs. Glass's understanding of what it is to be an American.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780976726937
Publisher:
WND Books, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/25/2008
Edition description:
Spanish-Language Edition
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

Tony Robles was born in Brooklyn, New York. A veteran of the U.S. Navy, he spent his career with the U.S. Customs Service. He currently lives in the Pacific Northwest with his family.

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