Taking Sides

Taking Sides

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by Gary Soto
     
 

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Lincoln is in a jam when his basketball team at his new school--where the students are rich and mostly white--faces his old team from the barrio on the boards. How can he play his best against his friends? No matter who wins, it looks like it will be lose-lose for Lincoln.
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Lincoln is in a jam when his basketball team at his new school--where the students are rich and mostly white--faces his old team from the barrio on the boards. How can he play his best against his friends? No matter who wins, it looks like it will be lose-lose for Lincoln.

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"Soto masterfully conveys the Hispanic-American experience."--Publishers Weekly

"A believable, compelling picture. . . . Powerful."--Kirkus Reviews

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780152046941
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
02/24/2003
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
57,509
Product dimensions:
5.12(w) x 7.62(h) x 0.46(d)
Lexile:
750L (what's this?)
Age Range:
7 - 10 Years

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"Soto masterfully conveys the Hispanic-American experience."—Publishers Weekly

"A believable, compelling picture. . . . Powerful."—Kirkus Reviews

Meet the Author

Gary Soto's first book for young readers, Baseball in April and Other Stories, won the California Library Association's Beatty Award and was named an ALA Best Book for Young Adults. He has since published many novels, short stories, plays, and poetry collections for adults and young people. He lives in Berkeley, California. Visit his website at www.garysoto.com.

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