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Format:
Book
Title:
Cool salsa : bilingual poems on growing up Latino in the United States
ISBN:
9780449704363
Edition:
1st Ballantine books ed.
Publication Information:
New York : Fawcett Juniper, 1995, ©1994.
Physical Description:
xxii, 136 pages ; 18 cm
Contents:
School days -- Home and homeland -- Memories -- Hard times -- Time to party -- A promising future.
Summary:
Here are the sights, sounds & smells of Latino culture in America in thirty-six vibrant, moving, angry, beautiful & varied voices, including Alicia Gaspar de Alba, Ana Castillo, Sandra Cisneros, Luis J. Rodriguez, Gary Soto & Martin Espada. Presented in both English & Spanish, each poem helps us to discover what it is like to grow up Hispanic in America. An acclaimed collection of poems about life in America by young Latinos--in a bilingual edition. Featuring an introduction by Oscar Hijuelos. Recipient of starred reviews in Publishers Weekly, Library Journal, Kirkus Review, Bulletin and Horn Book.
Reading Level:
Young Adult.
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