An island like you : stories of the barrio /

by Ortiz Cofer, Judith, 1952-.
Type: Book
Publisher: New York : Orchard Books, c1995 .Description: 165 p. ; 21 cm .General Note: "A Melanie Kroupa book"--verso t.p .Summary: Twelve stories about young people caught between their Puerto Rican heritage and their American surroundings .ISBN: 0531068978 :; 0531087476 (lib. bdg.) :.Related Subjects: Puerto Ricans -- United States -- Fiction | Short stories Contents: Day in the barrio -- Bad influence -- Arturo's flight -- Beauty lessons -- Catch the moon -- An hour with Abuelo -- The one who watches -- Matoa's mirror -- Don Jose of La Mancha -- Abuela invents the zero -- A job for Valentin -- Home to El Building -- White balloons.
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"A Melanie Kroupa book"--verso t.p.

Day in the barrio -- Bad influence -- Arturo's flight -- Beauty lessons -- Catch the moon -- An hour with Abuelo -- The one who watches -- Matoa's mirror -- Don Jose of La Mancha -- Abuela invents the zero -- A job for Valentin -- Home to El Building -- White balloons.

Twelve stories about young people caught between their Puerto Rican heritage and their American surroundings.

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