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Reader's Guide to Gary Soto's Taking Sides
     

Reader's Guide to Gary Soto's Taking Sides

by Jen Jones
 

An Enduring Story ?

On the surface, Taking Sides appears to be a novel with a simple plot: What happens when a junior high basketball player essentially goes from rags to riches. Yet the plotlines in the book also deal with bigger issues, such as divorce, cultural differences, poverty, and violence. Indeed, Taking sides has truly resonated with all types of

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An Enduring Story ?

On the surface, Taking Sides appears to be a novel with a simple plot: What happens when a junior high basketball player essentially goes from rags to riches. Yet the plotlines in the book also deal with bigger issues, such as divorce, cultural differences, poverty, and violence. Indeed, Taking sides has truly resonated with all types of audiences across lines of age and ethnicity. A realistic and endearing story of one teenager's quest to find himself, the book is sure to endure.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780766031685
Publisher:
Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/01/2010
Series:
Multicultural Literature Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
13 - 17 Years

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